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Remote Reinvention: How to Find Freelance Work

by Alex Graham, CFA

Building up a pipeline of work as a finance consultant requires a portfolio approach to the various inbound and outbound options for lead generation.

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What to Consider in a Pandemic Business Continuity Plan

by Natasha Ketabchi

How can businesses and shareholders think about ensuring their survival in an evolving pandemic? Business continuity plans have gone out of the window. How can they be adapted to survive the current situation?

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Remote Reinvention: Finding Your Finance Consultant Niche

by Alex Graham, CFA

How do you get started as a remote finance consultant? Finding your niche is the first step toward building a brand for a consulting venture.

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The Price Is Right – A Pricing Strategy Overview for Consumer Companies

by Natasha Ketabchi

Pricing your products appropriately is one of the keys to the success of your company. So why do entrepreneurs often treat it as an afterthought? What are some of the available pricing strategies and how should they be applied by startup entrepreneurs?

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How to Prepare a Cash Flow Statement Model That Actually Balances

by Pierre-Alexandre Heurtebize

When a cash flow statement model doesn’t balance, it can cause immense frustration and wasted time. The root cause of this problem most commonly resides in models being built with inconsistent and contradictory data sources.

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How to Approach Financial Data Visualization

by Archil Lursmanashvili (FMVA)

Looking to make your financial models more effective with better data visualization? Design principles can be effective tools in corporate decision-making.

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Unwrapping the Mysteries of Brand Valuation

by Greg Barasia, CFA

Brand value is the value a business can sell an item above the price that the supply/demand curve dictates. This value is embedded into the company’s share price but can be uncovered using PEG analysis.

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Consultant Toolbox: Frameworks for Solving Anything

by Alex Graham, CFA

When something is not right in a business, it can be confusing knowing where to start to fix it. Objective frameworks like issue trees, funnel analysis, and business canvases provide an organized and data-driven way of getting to the root of a problem and give cast-iron evidence toward plotting a route forward.

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Top Pitch Deck Mistakes

by Jeffrey Fidelman

Toptal Finance Expert and fundraising guru Jeffrey Fidelman put together a list of the top 5 pitch deck mistakes he sees most often. Within these common mistakes, Fidelman also highlights best practices and shows you how to write a perfect pitch deck.

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