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Articles, reports and other resources that enable accountants in business to make a real difference to their organisations by providing them with practical information on the latest thinking in leadership.

Habits of the successful CFO

The CFO role has never been so powerful – or so challenging. Christian Doherty looks at what today’s CFOs are bringing to the job and what attributes the next generation needs to succeed.

Coping with volatility

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution bringing significant changes, leaders may struggle to cope. Nick Seneca Jankel provides advice on dealing with the new age

Cognitive leadership skills

What happens to people in finance when they learn to channel their cognitive skills in leadership? You end up with what John Knights calls ‘transpersonal leaders’

Courageous Leadership

Courage is one of the skills that great leaders are deemed to need and perhaps the most important. This report covers the key areas that leaders might want to focus on.

A leader in the pack

Thinking of moving on? Phil Sheridan explains how to make your CV stand out from the crowd when looking for your next FD role.

Another level

How do you recognise when the FCs in your organisation are ready to make the step up to management, and how do you prepare them for the transition? Xenia Taliotis finds out what special qualities make for a good first-time FD.

Getting creative with conflict

Managing conflict is a key to success for finance directors and others, argues Patrick Dunne. Here, he offers advice for turning disputes into productive discussions.

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