2Go Blog: Strategic Planning

Consumer Brands

Is the Annual Budget a Colossal Waste of Time?

In today’s world, it’s rare to find a topic that generates agreement across a broad … Read More

Making the Finance Operation the Best it Can Be

In this blog, Bob discusses several operational changes that your organization can make to ensure performance improvement. Read More

Consumer Brands

Telling a Compelling Financial Story

In this blog, new partner and leader of CFOs2GO’s Branded Consumer Products practice area, Joe Greenhalgh, shares some common guidelines critical to making a successful financial presentation for every business audience including the board, investors, lenders or bankers. Read More

Using Olympic Training Methods to Improve Your Planning & Budgeting

In this blog, CFOs2GO lead partner of Strategic Services Practice, Tom Sheppard discusses Visualization as a tool used for anyone, not just Olympic athletes, to improve the alignment of strategy, planning, operations and budgeting Read More

Cybersecurity in a Changing World

In our post today, guest blogger Jason Clause of Endsight discusses the Equifax data security breach and what we as business people can learn from it. Read More

“Hello. We want to buy your Company.” Now what do you do?

In this blog, CFOs2GO lead partner of Strategic Services Practice, Tom Sheppard discusses the process of selling your company and shares the questions that need to be addressed in this process. Read More

What is the Right Level of Financial Leadership in a Rapidly Growing Business?

In this blog, Bob builds on his previous blog “Is it Time to Hire a CFO?” and addresses the full range of financial leadership and accounting positions between bookkeeper and CFO that can be required when a company is experiencing the dynamics of growth. He goes further into commenting on financial titles and to what businesses they are relevant to. Read More

Making Sense of Bitcoin

CFOs2GO’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice, Michaela Gifford, is an experienced financial leader, working with firms in the U.S. and Japan. In this blog, Michaela introduces Bitcoin, the vague, yet fast-growing medium of exchange. She discusses the growing popularity of Bitcoin, and other virtual currencies and the impact they are having on government sponsored currencies and financial transactions. Read More

Post Merger Integration: Why a Conduit is an Essential Part of Success

New Partner and co-leader of CFOs2GO’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice, Michaela Gifford, has successfully guided businesses worldwide as a financial leader, working with firms in the U.S. and Japan. In this blog, Michaela shares her thoughts on post-merger execution and integration, which are the most critical elements leading to the success of a transaction. She discusses the plans, risks and various scenarios that along with the strategy to help move things along. Read More

The Electronic Payments Series: No. 1 – A Challenge for Banks

Much like the dramatic changes impacting the taxi industry driven by ride sharing “brokers” such … Read More