How Many 800-Pound Issues Is Your Board Finessing?
Washington, DC and Atlanta, Georgia – International enterprise risk management (ERM) expert and speaker Gary W. Patterson boardroom intelligence article “How Many 800-Pound Issues Is Your Board Finessing?” is published by GuideStar. http://www.guidestar.org/rxa/news/articles/2015/how-many-800-pound-issues-is-your-board-finessing.aspx?
His article lists 20 key areas to help look for the 800 pound gorilla, to position your board to better prioritize which issues to address in more detail and in what order
- There is a value in an outsider calling out taboos and blind spots rather than yourself. Which executive or board member should consider the points outlined above to help them come to grips with seemingly invisible, unforeseeable issues?
- Has your organization ever had a fiscal checkup? We’re not talking about some bean counting exercise but rather an operational and strategic assessment of how your organization reflects the true realities of the world you are living in.
Clients call him their FiscalDoctor® and just as every person needs a medical doctor; every organization needs a FiscalDoctor and periodic fiscal checkups. He also supports special projects for risk assessments, enterprise risk management (ERM), operational risk management (ORM), fiscal checkups, corporate governance, strategic planning updates, and strategic growth diagnostics.
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About Fiscal Doctor Inc.
FiscalDoctor Inc. enables growth through leverage you did not know you had and works with leaders to uncover million dollar holes to make the best business decisions and dramatically accelerate correct fiscal leadership decisions. This helps leaders gain control of their financial destinies and capitalize on hidden high return opportunities, while limiting their exposure to risk.
Patterson, a Big 4 CPA / Stanford MBA, speaks regularly on topics such as governance, risk management, strategic planning, achieving financial goals, and building long-term value.
His book Million Dollar Blind Spots: 20/20 Vision for Financial Growth provides cutting edge follow-up for blind spots: how to identify them, and exploit opportunities and mitigate risk related to million dollar blind spots. Visit his website at http://www.fiscaldoctor.com and “free” fiscal fitness test at http://www.fiscaldoctor.com/fiscal-quiz/ , or call 678-319-4739.
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