Blog entries in the Finance category

My Day With Marshall Goldsmith: Change the “Will” to “Did.”  Rinse and Repeat.
By: Tom Abbatiello, Senior Client Executive Posted: Aug 28th, 2015

Back in June I had the pleasure of participating in a day long workshop facilitated by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, based on his new book, TRIGGERS: Creating Behavior That Lasts—Becoming the Person You Want to Be.

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Participant Perspectives: Lessons from “Strategic Financial Leadership”
By: Steve Coughran, Coltivar Group, LLC Posted: May 20th, 2015

Read about the "Strategic Financial Leadership Program" from one of our 2015 participant's perspective.

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Tuck Strategists: Andrew King
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 24th, 2015

Professor Andrew King's research shows that preparing to enter new product markets may not be as disruptive as you think

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As the CFO Evolves, Leadership Development Plays Larger Role
By: Mark Keller, Latin Business Chronicle Posted: Aug 8th, 2014

How is the role of the CFO evolving, and how does professional development play into that? 

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Why CFOs Should Help Set Company Strategy
By: Robert A. Howell, David T. McLaughlin D’54, T’55 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business Administration Posted: Jul 22nd, 2014

The current view—which gets pushed by business schools and carried into the executive suite—sees finance officers as little more than number crunchers. They settle the books and look after regulatory compliance, without taking any bigger role in steering company strategy. CFOs analyze the financial impact of a company's moves after they're made—not when they're still being planned.

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Holiday 2013 Tuck Book Club List
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Dec 4th, 2013

Looking for your next business read?  The Tuck Community comes together again with recommendations for the #tuckbookclub!

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Embracing Innovation to Create a Safer Environment: Q&A with Frederick Douglas, Cosmos Technologies
By: Anita Warren; Getting Ink Done Posted: Sep 24th, 2013

Frederick Douglas, Founder and President of Cosmos Technologies, Inc. shares the Cosmos attitude towards Innovation.  

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State Street’s Atkinson Balances Family & Career Development With High Finance
By: Jason McLure, News & Events Writer, Tuck School of Business Posted: May 2nd, 2013

In this first installment of a special series on women leaders, Atkinson shares her thoughts about executive education, balancing work and family and keeping a focus on long-term goals. After her promotion from chief compliance officer to executive vice president for corporate finance at State Street Corp., she sought out an executive education program that would expand her strategic thinking, refresh her skills and develop her peer network.

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P&G Innovates on Razor-Thin Margins
By: Vijay Govindarajan Posted: Apr 27th, 2012

In this blog post on, VG illuminates a reverse innovation in action: the razor market in India. Gillette needed to innovate for the very different market needs of low-income Indian consumers compared to U.S. consumers. So they sent a team to India to do ethnographic research and leveraged those findings to create a product that cost just 3% of it's U.S. counterpart's production costs.

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