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25 Quotes from Guide to CFO Success

A number of my followers are excited about the release of my upcoming book, Guide to CFO Success: Leadership Strategies for Corporate Financial Professionals in the United States and Canada on March 31, 2014. (Available in the United Kingdom on April 9, 2014) While you may have to wait a little longer to get your copy of the … Continue reading

VIDEO: Webinar Presentation – CFO Succession: The Right Way to Grow your Company’s next CFO

On May 23, 2013 I presented this Webinar on Proformative. To get more information on this presentation, please view this blog. Links referred to in this presentation: CFO Moves Blog: Why do CFOs Leave? Blog: CFOs: Do you want to become a Controller? This CFO did just that. If you have any questions on CFO Succession, please … Continue reading

Why do CFOs Leave?

What does it take for a CFO to move on in their career? We asked this question to CFOs in January 2013 and had over 150 responses to this question. The responses shown in the graph give a good indication why CFOs leave. What I found more interesting (and personal) was the detailed reasons given … Continue reading

CFOs: Do you want to become a Controller? This CFO did just that.

Non-CFOs might think that CFOs are people that look backwards, not forwards. I speak with Chief Financial Officers every day, and I can tell you that they look are interested in moving forward with their careers. They want to improve, grow and succeed. They want their next career opportunity to be bigger, better and have … Continue reading

Top 12 Samuel’s CFO Blogs of 2012

2012 sure has been an interesting year. And I’m looking forward to 2013! I’m looking forward to: Working with my clients at Stanton Chase and providing them with excellent service and value in retained executive search. Staying close to CFOs in my network, and continuing to add value to their businesses and careers. Continuing my … Continue reading

From Blogger to Author

I have been writing Samuel’s CFO Blog for the past year and half. The goal of my blog is to connect with and make a difference to CFOs, those on the path to CFO, as well as those that work with CFOs. I am grateful to have found an audience that appreciates and is interested … Continue reading

LinkedIn vs. Resume – The discussion continues

CFO Coach Cindy Kraft blogged CFOs and LinkedIn, the Evolution. The blog discusses the story of a recruitment firm that would only be focusing on working with CFOs that have a LinkedIn Profile. My readers will know that I am a big proponent of LinkedIn for CFOs (or any other executive). You can read my … Continue reading

2 Types of Knowledge Required for Career Success

I have a theory that there are 2 elements required for career success: What you know – you are hired and compensated because you have excellent skills and abilities that are in demand and few others have. Who you know – you have an ability to make things happen because people like you and trust … Continue reading

The Quick CFO Turnaround

This is not about a CFO turning a business around quickly. This blog is about the Quick Hiring & Unhiring of a CFO. As someone that tracks CFO Moves every week across the country, I see this too often. Every time I see it, it bothers me, especially when I know that it could have … Continue reading

Samuel Dergel at Lunch with DriveThruHR

Listen in to my Interview with Bryan Wempen on DriveThruHR from earlier today. Please feel free to share your comments, input and questions… Thank you to Bryan and William Tincup for inviting me! Listen to internet radio with Wempen and Tincup on Blog Talk Radio

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