Cross-Departmental Collaboration

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The Expanding Roles of the CFO

The Expanding Roles of the CFO

The CFO position is incredibly diverse and constantly changing. Traditionally, the CFO wears hats in accounting and strategy, but has seen a recent increase in time spent within the HR and IT departments. The increased influence in HR and IT comes with a myriad of new concepts the CFO needs to learn and take responsibility for. According to Robert Half…
What Pro Sports Can Teach Us About Culture and Collaboration

What Pro Sports Can Teach Us About Culture and Collaboration

It is hard to talk about the topic of motivation or leadership without using a quote from a famous athlete or coach. Long has the corporate world taken inspiration from professional sports to drive employee motivation and teach leadership lessons. However, many overlook the critical lessons that can be learned from a professional team’s deep-rooted collaboration and culture. Members of…
4 Common Communication Barriers in the Workplace

4 Common Communication Barriers in the Workplace

Don't forget to download our 2018 State of Workforce Management Report, which reveals the top trends, challenges, and goals of executives in the new year. Communication is a complex workplace issue. Various factors contribute to effective communication; from the sender, the receiver, the mode of transmission, and the verbiage used. Today, with a myriad of online communication tools replacing the spoken word,…
The CEO and the Board: Building an Effective Partnership

The CEO and the Board: Building an Effective Partnership

Traditional nonprofit organizations have a very structured organizational hierarchy that includes a CEO and a board of directors. In the vast majority of cases, the board of directors has the ability to direct, hire, and terminate a CEO at any given time, while some nonprofits elect to have short-term volunteer board members who choose to take a more hands-off approach and allow the…
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