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The podcast featuring finance leaders driving change within their organizations.

Nov 30, 2022

Shana Veale had been working in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, office of Arthur Andersen for only about 8 months when the 88-year-old stalwart accounting house collapsed.  

Being a recent college graduate at the time, Veale tells us, she really didn’t grasp all of what the news headlines attempted to convey as the turn...

Nov 27, 2022

After Chip Zint jumped two levels in NCR Corp.’s retail division finance hierarchy, he couldn’t help but savor the moment while reflecting on the fact that his career years thus far—including nights and weekends studying for an MBA—had all been put to good use.

Still, while altitude matters when it comes to...

Nov 23, 2022

Brett & Jack discuss the workforce rantings of Elon Musk and the new Twitter owner's November 16th deadline for employees to decide whether to leave or stay. Is Musk's leadership style solely responsible for the turmoil at Twitter or are there other contributing factors?

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Nov 20, 2022

When Jonathan Carr first walked through the doors of the Stryker Inc. plant in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, the boyish newbie accountant no doubt turned the heads of a few managers.  

Having finished college only about 18 months earlier, Carr was now the accounting and finance “lead” for a major software implementation...

Nov 16, 2022

Few finance leaders have better revealed to us the career-transforming powers of IPOs than CFO Tony Tiscornia.

Turn back the clock to 2015, and Tiscornia is the accounting-minded VP of finance for spend management software company Coupa.

“I was really a controller—a business controller, but still a controller,”...