“I Think We’re Doing Ok” Is Just Not Good Enough

Game Changer: It is too easy for organizations to get caught up in the pursuit of growth and doing the work, without paying attention to their financials. But those who rely on financial data as the basis for all expenditure, growth, and investment decisions operate with greater clarity and foresight. This in turn significantly enhances organizational efficiencies.

As there are volumes covering financial literacy, I will not deal with these aspects in this brief chapter but rather, from observations and work in this field, discuss the more common financial issues that either give rise to, or are the result of, financial inefficiencies.

When our finances are not given the due respect ...

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