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Biz Tek Today: Turning CFOs to CEOs


It is all about the numbers, right? In business, understanding the numbers and the messages/trends such convey is paramount. It is my experience, however, that many business people are afraid of or simply do not understand the numerical benchmarks of their business. While understanding the instant numbers is important; being able to use the numbers to forecast is ideal. This is likely why a CFO is a good candidate to move into the CEO role (see the article below). Of course, being a good CEO entails more than simply understanding the numbers.


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