Monthly Archives: April 2013

10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

Ten reasons your top talent may quit

A recent article from discussed some of the big reasons that top employees leave. Following are excerpts from the article:

Have you ever noticed leaders spend a lot of time talking about talent, only to make the same mistakes over and over again? Unexpected departures of key staff can be very costly and disruptive.

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When Should a Small Business Hire a Financial Chief? (from the New York Times)

Old Man Sitting Under Question Mark

This blog deals with some of the major issues that small, growing businesses may confront.  An article from the New York Times provides a good summary of the complex issues small businesses may face.

The article defines a number of tipping points that confront companies as they grow. But the primary issue was summarized by one business owner, who said:

“I needed to hire someone who could function as my business partner and allow me to step away from the books so I could manage other aspects of my business.”

Among the challenges that organizations face, the Times identified the following:

  • Financial Analysis, Accounting, Budgets and Forecasts
  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Lending and Securing Financing
  • Real Estate
  • Health Insurance
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Legal
  • Dealing with Investors
  • Due Diligence in preparing for an acquisition or preparing to be acquired.

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