Episodes

#347: MM: The Risks & Opportunities From The Financialization Of The Finance Team

What has the financializaton of traditional industries mean for finance teams? Over the last couple decades there has been an increasing financialization of entire industries with the emergence of...

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#346: How CFOs And CIOs Can Work Better Together With Sebastian Grady

Our Guest Mentor:  Sebastian Grady is a 27-year veteran of the enterprise software industry with proven executive leadership experience. He has a strong track record in global customer service, enterprise software...

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#345: MM: Why Do Chief Data Officers Fail

“Why Do Chief Data Officers Fail?” This was the headline of an article I read during the week and got me thinking since finance professionals rely so much on...

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#339 MM Is Work – Life Balance The Right Goal

Work-life balance as a goal? That’s what someone asked me and whilst it seemed a very noble target to aim for it’s also probably a tricky question to answer.In...

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#336: Closing Digital Finance Capability Gaps with Himashi Soriano

Our Guest Mentor:  HIMASHI SORIANO is the Managing Director, APAC at Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), where she oversees operations, builds customer relationships and develops partnerships within the Asia-Pacific region. Her focus is on...

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#332: Getting Started with KPIs to Measure Anything with Bernie Smith

Our Guest Mentor:  BERNIE SMITH is a KPI author, consultant, trainer, and the owner of Made to Measure KPIs and has worked with many major organisations including HSBC, Airbus, UBS, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Lloyds and...

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#330: The Advantages of Keeping An Ownership Mindset with Nima Motazed

Our Guest Mentor:  NIMA MOTAZED is currently Assistant Vice President for Global Business Solutions at Swiss Re and has 25+ years of experience in the set-up, transformation, revitalization, and merger of major European and global...

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#329: MM: 3 Key Lessons Jerry Maguire Teaches Us About Having A Successful Finance Career

“Show Me The Money” This is one of the most well-known lines from the movie Jerry Maguire, but there are other lessons in the movie which I share in...

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#328: Translating Stories to Numbers to Create Business Value with Jing Zhang

Our Guest Mentor: JING ZHANG is global finance leader in the healthcare and manufacturing industry. As the CFO at 3D Medicines., a leading China biotech company with an ambition...

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#327: MM: 5 Reasons Why Finance Teams Should Ask Your Developer

Ask Your Developer! That’s what Finance teams should be doing. In this bite-sized episode I share some three thoughts on how Finance teams and professionals can harness the power...

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#326: Boosting Your In-Person & Virtual Presence with Katie Thomas

KATIE THOMAS has spent the past 10 years working in marketing, sales, accounting gaining a unique perspective on the intersection between positioning, selling, and running profitable businesses. Whilst working for one of the largest...

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#324: Leading the Largest F&A Shared Service in the World with Stephen Sutcliffe

Our Guest Mentor:  STEPHEN SUTCLIFFE is Director of Accounting at NHS Shared Services, the largest F&A Shared service in the world, with a drive to improved customer satisfaction and digital transformation. Stephen...

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#323: MM: What’s A Cameraman & Helicopter & Drone Got To Do With Your Finance Career

What’s a Cameraman & Helicopter Got To Do With Your Finance Career? During the week I had a conversation helping a fellow finance professional through their career bone diagram...

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#322: Mentoring And The Unconventional Accountant with Hiten Keshave

Our Guest Mentor:   HITEN KESHAVE’S passion for Bottom Up and Mindshift Leadership (and implementation of) distinguishes him as an individual. His knowledge, guidance, mentoring and training to businesses and...

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#321: MM: Finance Professionals Should Know Better When Making This Resource Allocation Mistake

How do you make sure that you’re implementing the right strategy you want to implement? You watch where your resources flow, what we call the resource allocation process. If...

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#320: Should Finance Be Responsible For Pricing With Tom Fencl

TOM FENCL is CFO at Pricefx a leading SaaS-based price management, price optimization and Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) business. Tom has over 20 years of experience in financial management and investment banking. Before joining Pricefx, he held CFO positions at...

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#319: MM: Can The Finance Team Save The World?

Can Finance Save the World? This was the title of a book that came to my attention by Bertrand Badré and which I read over the Holidays. As much...

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#318: How Finance Can Enable Innovation with Amy Radin

Our Guest Mentor:                                                                                                                                AMY RADIN is an Operating Executive, Advisor, Board Director and Author with C-suite experience in Fortune 500 financial services, payments and insurance businesses. She is...

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