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Financial Leadership: The CFO Playbook for Strategic Decision-Making

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The CFO Playbook: The New Rules of Leadership in Finance

Because the CFO’s role has transcended financial functions. This clear, concise page eBook explains how finance leaders can contribute to the growth of an entire business in 2021 and beyond.

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The new, hidden side of Leadership in Finance:

3 specific ways every CFO’s role has evolved and expanded beyond what it was just a few years ago…

(see pg. 3)

What companies really want from their Finance chiefs — and it’s probably not what you think…

(see pg. 3)

The 2-pronged approach any CFO can use to transcend the Finance department and become a holistic leader…

(see pg. 3)

2 central, non-financial skills every CFO can’t afford to stop cultivating…

(see pg. 3)

How the most effective CFOs and financial leaders weigh risk…

(see pg. 3)

If a CFO isn’t well-versed in these 5 key areas, they’re likely doing more harm than good…

(see pg. 4)

What 30% of CEOs wish their CFOs better understood…

(see pg. 4)

A clear, simple, proven set of steps any Financial leader can (and should) follow to increase their value across an organization…

(see pg. 4)

18 words every CFO should hear but probably never has…

(see pg. 4)

How effective CFOs guide leadership on important, potentially business-changing decisions…

(see pg. 4)

2 proven narrative styles “Financial Data Storytellers” use to engage stakeholders at every level of an organization…

(see pg. 5)

How to use the 3-step “chronological storytelling” system to express the implications of financial data in a powerful, ultra-memorable way…

(see pg. 5)

How to use the classic “side-by-side” narrative at your next board meeting…

(see pg. 5)

Why “Data Storytelling” is almost always beneficial — unless you start doing this…

(see pg. 5)

How this technique will help you convey complex financial data and ideas in a simple, digestible way…

(see pg. 5)

How this system can help financial leaders work from a “single source of truth”…

(see pg. 6)

Is your financial org using one — or both — of these slow, time-sucking legacy systems?

(see pg. 6)

5 specific questions designed to help choose the right “Continuous Planning” tools for your financial organization…

(see pg. 6)

What happened when the Boston Red Sox embraced something called “Collaborative Planning”…

(see pg. 7)

Why, this is the foundation of exceptional financial leadership…

(see pg. 7)

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