Episodes

#371: MM: Achieving High Performance within Hybrid Teams

According to a recent Microsoft Trends Index hybr…

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#370: The Growing Elevation of FP&A in Business with Bryan Lapidus

“When the rate of change on the outside is greate…

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#368: Becoming architects of our organizations with Francesca Valli

Our Guest Mentor:  Francesca Valli is currently a Finance Transformation Advisor & Consultant at Chrys Finance Transformation. Francesca has led a number of global finance & accounting transformations for a number of recognisable global brands with expertise in Finance & accounting...

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#367: MM: So Simple A Kid Can Understand It

It’s so simple a kid can understand it! This is what came up in a conversation off air during a podcast interview we had recently. In this bite-sized episode...

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#364: What Finance Leaders Really Need To Know About Cyber Risk Management with Kip Boyle

Our Guest Mentor:  Kip Boyle is founder and CEO of Cyber Risk Opportunities, whose mission is to enable executives to become more proficient cyber risk managers. His customers have included the...

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#363: MM: Maximizing Return on AI Initiatives

“We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” Roy Amara futurist. We’ve lately had some guest...

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#362: Turning Finance Professionals Into High Performance Gain Enablers with Sangeeta Sumesh 

Sangeeta Sumesh is a senior finance professional and currently an Independent Director in Corporates as “The Gain Enabler”, she works as a high-performance business coach and advisor, blending her 25 years of experience in finance along with coaching skills,...

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#360: Why Having The Right Forecast Is Missing The Point with Gordon Stuart

Our Guest Mentor:  Gordon Stuart is the Chief Financial Officer at Unit4. He is an experienced finance and business leader with a demonstrated history across 4 decades of working and leading change across the services, technology, and telecoms sectors. His responsibilities include Mergers &...

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#359: MM: Two Worrying Statistics To Be Mindful Of

“Self-awareness comes from asking and answering hard questions,” Stephen Covey. In this bite-sized episode we share with you two worrying statistics finance leaders and professionals need to be mindful...

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#358: Bridging the Gap Between Women Entrepreneurs and Finance with Nicole Denholder

Our Guest Mentor:  NICOLE DENHOLDER is the Founder of Next Chapter Ventures, where they are redefining partnerships for Female Entrepreneurs, Investors and Partners. She is also an advisor to female entrepreneurs and a regular speaker on...

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#357: MM: The Real Return on Giving Compliments At Work

“Catch someone doing something right,” Ken Blanchard. Organizations benefit from team members being more kind to each other. In workplaces where acts of kindness become the norm, the spillover...

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#356: Performing on- and off-the-pitch with Philip Quinn

Our Guest Mentor:  Philip Quinn is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Munster Rugby and an experienced senior executive with 15 years in a professional sports environment. He is ambitious and energetic with a strong track...

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#354: How Finance Can Really Save the World with Bertrand Badré

Our Guest Mentor:  Bertrand Badré is currently the Managing Partner and Founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, and the Former Managing Director, Group CFO of the World Bank, as well as Group CFO at some well-known global...

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#353: MM: How Virtual will the Finance Team of the Future Be?

How Virtual will the Finance Team of the Future Be? The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the lives and behaviour of people across the globe. We have had to...

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#352: SPECIAL: Livestream from #GenCFOBootcamp Day1 Recap with Special Guest Panel

[00:00:00] Andrew: Hi everyone. And welcome to this rather special live stream or strengthen the numbers with a generation CFO boot camp. Read excited to catch up with some...

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#349: MM: How A Hosepipe Can Help Your Efforts Go Further

What has a hosepipe got to do with your efforts, and helping them go further? I’m always on the lookout for a good analogy to share, so in this...

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#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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