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Jill Yarberry-Laybourn Finance, Issue 13 - Sept/Oct 2014 Leave a Comment

Zimbra CFO Kristin Reichert on Balancing Myriad Work Tasks and Her Full-Time Responsibilities of Being a Wife and Mother of Four By Jill Yarberry-Laybourn Professionals today walk a tightrope, balancing numerous responsibilities at work and at home. There are often obstacles along the path, and the weight on one’s shoulders sometimes gets out of balance. Those executives who are truly effective …


Editor’s Note – July/Aug 2014 Issue

Forefront Editorial Team Finance, Human Resources, Issue 12 - July/Aug 2014, Legal, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Q&A, Technology 1 Comment

Whether you have been glued to your television watching World Cup soccer matches or spending your summer evenings as a spectator to little league games, you may have noticed something: the teams that succeed—regardless of their age or talent level—are the teams that have cohesiveness. Through clear communication, all of the separate parts are able to work together and drive …


The Secret to CFO Success Isn’t Math

Stephanie Harris Finance, Issue 10 - March/April 2014 Leave a Comment

It’s management, according to Marc Washington, CFO of Beachbody. He explains why the best finance executives act more like businesspeople than bankers. By  Stephanie Harris With a background in business, Marc Washington was not your traditional Chief Financial Officer (CFO). But his willingness to take on new opportunities in unfamiliar territories led Washington to his current role as President and …