Tag: Operations

The Power of Compound Decision Making

CEOs of private, mostly venture-backed growth companies know all too well the burden of high expectations, both in the milestones and scale they are trying to achieve. Attached i...

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Manufacturing Initiatives eBook

Manufacturers: Win share in a downturn Now is the time for US manufacturers to make changes to improve their manufacturing businesses before any downturn. Authored by manufactur...

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Interoperability of Digital Health Information is Here

There is no reason to wait for more technology to achieve EHR interoperability – it’s already here For a number of years, I have been in awe of the glacial pace at which hea...

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eBook Capital Intensive Startups

Managing Capital Intensive Startups Guide

Managing a capital-intensive startup is tricky. Authored by TechCXO's Managing Partner - Boston Chris Thomajan, follow these straightforward guidelines to principles, perspec...

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SaaS Company’s Journey to Relevance

Recently, I attended the annual SaaStr conference where thousands of people in the SaaS community - Founder CEOs, VC & PE investors, operators and service providers of all st...

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Your Best Audit Ever

BEST AUDIT EVER: FOUR GUIDELINES TechCXO partners are fond of saying credible numbers lead to credible management. Audits may not be sexy but a smooth annual audit shows your...

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Disruptive by Design

Why is Dr. Clayton Christensen’s Disruptive Innovation Theory Important for Your Business? Disruption Innovation Theory is about growth and creation of shareholder value. It...

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Board Management Part 3 – KPIs

In my prior post related to boards of directors, I discussed when to add independent directors to your board. In this article, I will cover some critical aspects of managing y...

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Infographic – Acquisition Integration Blast Suit

Here is an infographic (download PDF) with the 10 reasons to hire a seasoned interim executive to put on the Blast Suit and handle your acquisition integration.  ...

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Acquisition Integration – Part 1

Why Acquisitions Fail: It’s the Integration Companies seek to accelerate revenue growth or enter new markets through mergers and acquisitions. They spend a lot of energy and r...

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5 Most Common Financial Mistakes that Startups Make

5 Most Common Financial Mistakes that Startups Make I have been a CFO for over 25 years (I know, must have been 14 when I started) and have worked with 30+ early stage companies...

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Equity Incentives for Capital Intensive Startups

The term “capital intensive” doesn’t always mean a need for high levels of working capital for equipment and facilities. For a growing number of startups, the capital inten...

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Managing Capital Intensive Startups

All startups have challenges but those early stage companies in industries that require more up-front capital – without any internal cash flow to draw from -- have unique issue...

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