Monthly Archives: October 2015

Seven Tips for Becoming a Better Negotiator

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Executive leadership includes both delegating and personally handling various types of negotiations. Given that negotiating doesn’t come naturally for most people, business leaders may … Continue reading

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Lean: It Isn’t Just for Manufacturing

This week’s post and linked full article are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While most executives in Los Angeles and Southern California are familiar with lean manufacturing, many who own and manage non-manufacturing companies aren’t as familiar with … Continue reading

Posted in Cost Analysis, Cost Cutting Strategies, Customer Service, Financial Strategy, Growth Strategies, Lean Principles, Los Angeles, Operational Analysis, Outsourced CFO Services, Pricing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Financial Leadership

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While Los Angeles and Southern California executives know how important strong leadership is in retaining and motivating employees, they sometimes neglect the equally important … Continue reading

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Challenges Business Owners Face in Raising Equity Funds

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Faced with needs for cash infusions to grow their businesses and having primary options of debt or equity, Los Angeles and Southern California business owners … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider Before Buying the Business Where You Work

This week’s post and full linked article are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While it could be a tremendous opportunity if you can buy the business where you are an employee, there are a number of important factors … Continue reading

Posted in Acquisitions, Business Loans, Buying a Business, CFO Services, Debt Financing, Los Angeles, Risk Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment