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How do you scale your company into a multi-site, multi-state operation and still have the platform needed to run the company effectively? With the trend of rolling up certain verticals to create economies of scale, this is always one of the biggest management challenges. Multiple “Bolt-On” acquisitions of new businesses without the appropriate integration planning...
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CFO Thought Leader http://www.cfothoughtleader.com/cfopodcasts/104-consulting-employment-blurred-line-karl-hardesty-ceo-hardesty-llc/   104: Consulting and Employment: The Blurred Line, Karl Hardesty, CEO, Hardesty LLC jack@cfothoughtleader.com Where does consulting end and employment begin inside the burgeoning world of interim CFOs? Join us as Karl Hardesty CEO and co-founder of “CFO-for-hire” upstart Hardesty, LLC helps us to chart the blurring line that is quickly altering...
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Executive Insight http://healthcare-executive-insight.advanceweb.com/sharedResources/EBook/2014/August/XI082514/index.html#/22/ Healthcare is under tremendous pressure to control costs and anything with a dollar sign attached to it must be able to demonstrate its efficient contribution to the health system. Efficient front-end planning, like with many other management practice areas, is essential for developing and implementing a streamlined healthcare record. With the rush...
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Executive Insight (Page 37) http://healthcare-executive-insight.advanceweb.com/ebook/magazine.aspx?EBK=XI030314   Editor’s note: This article is the first of a two-part series on the hospital review cycle process. Part 1 focuses on the nature and extent of the problems and opportunities. Part 2 will provide an understanding of corrective actions for existing problems related to governance, management and execution. The healthcare...
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CASH IS KING! Net working capital is the lifeblood of your firm. When margins are high and the company is generating surplus cash, managers often fail to monitor net working capital.  Your net working capital consists of: Current Assets: Cash, accounts receivable, inventory, and other liquid assets; and Current Liabilities: Accounts payable, payroll and tax liabilities, short...
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Budgeting is easy. It’s everything else that makes it difficult! Four Critical Elements of Budgeting: The System: Your process of budgeting is called a system. Does your system produce cooperation, sharing, communication and an honest, realistic budget that people use to make decisions?  Who are the participants involved in the process and who is accountable...
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President & CEO Magazine http://www.presidentandceomagazine.com/finance-operations/5140-how-businesses-are-handling-changes-in-employee-benefits-coverage.html   The U.S. is facing massive changes in healthcare costs, as provider fees rise and insurance covers less. CFOs and other senior executives responsible for determining medical benefits costs for employees and their dependents must balance the costs to both the business and the employee to remain competitive and attract the...
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Founded in 2011 by Karl Hardesty, a respected leader in executive talent solutions for the CFO suite, Hardesty LLC provides best-in-class senior leadership to growing companies through its nationwide network of offices. As the firm continues to grow, the Hardesty network has added top professionals at the CEO, COO, CIO and VP HR levels to complete the full suite of senior executive talent we make available to clients.