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Transform Your Business with FP&A

What are the real benefits of FP&A and why are they so often ignored by business?  Greg Saltsman addresses a few common questions about Financial Planning and Analysis, the strengths and limitations. Go to Source Author: Southern Oak Consulting Powered by WPeMatico

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Tax Reform and PE

Some have said we are in the “Golden Age” of Private Equity investment.  However there are signs that may be changing, with growing disagreement on what impact Tax Reform will have on PE.  In this episode we look at what leading publications are saying and what it might mean for your business.  Go to Source Author: Southern Oak Consulting Powered…

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How Revisiting Decisions Can Make Money

It’s always easier NOT to challenge widely held beliefs – especially those beliefs that may have historically been successful.  But some companies now are revisiting past decisions more often, to rethink how they make money and how they add value to their customers.  For some, “Re-Thinking” has become not only profitable, but also a strategic advantage in the marketplace.  Today…

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SOC #22 From the TMA Distressed Invesment Conference

The Turnaround Management Association held their Las Vegas conference on Distressed Investing and Southern Oak Consulting was there.  Greg Saltsman shares with us what he’s discovered at the event, what insiders are saying about deal flow and market volatility, the implications of tax reform that might surprise you and what to expect in 2019 (yes, 2019). Go to Source Author:…

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Is Your Company “The Cleveland Browns” of Business?

The latest moves made by the Cleveland Browns illustrate even more parallels between national sports and corporate decision making.  What happens when carefully made strategies are changed before the solutions created have a chance to fully take root?  This week we look at poor decisions with negative outcomes and how this type of action can be avoided.  Plus an update…

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Can Pressure Make You Do Dumb Things?

Business leaders are always pressured to expand operations, often with new products or markets.  In this podcast we look at what’s happening with two of the most venerated corporations in America, and how the constant push for sales growth has brought them to serious financial trouble.  If it can happen to them, it can happen to anyone.  What can be…

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Failure Isn’t Fatal, But Where Do You Go From There?

Why do some companies who stumble never quite recover?  Is it bad luck or poor decisions?  In this podcast we discuss the much publicized woes of a popular Mexican restaurant chain and offer a few suggestions to consider for a comeback.  Also, we’ll have follow-up news on previous discussions about CSX, Restoration Hardware and the water balloon inventor terrorized by…

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