The role of finance is rapidly stretching beyond traditional finance. This requires new competencies / styles for the CFO (or any finance chiefs).
In the article below it blends old style vs new style (coming from start-ups);
Take away – change your mindset:
- Process but with purpose;
- Risk minimization but with smart risk-taking;
- Set goals but flexibility in approach
- Deep belief in ideas but with pragmatic diplomacy.
It is not create a new CFO but a blend between “old” and “new”!