Inside the Ring

While I can’t give you insight into every person’s head who’ll be reading your materials, I can share with you the feedback that I give my own loved ones. 1. The Basics First things first, I skim the document for anything that could be disqualifying. That includes typos, a...

If there’s one area worth investing in when it comes to the job search, it’s definitely your resume -- after all, in just about seven seconds of glancing at it, recruiters and hiring managers already know whether or not they want to move forward with your...

Founder and CEO of the clothing and apparel company FUBU, Daymond John is a pioneer in the fashion industry and a star of ABC’s Shark Tank, where he appears on the panel of “shark” investors. He also is the author of The New York Times best-selling book The Power...

Investors are pumping more cash into tech startups than ever before. CoinDesk reported that initial coin offerings raised more money through March 2018 than such offerings did in all of 2017. And, according to Crunchbase, angel and seed rounds in Q1 of 2018 nearly doubled from the first...

We have a love-hate relationship with email. On one hand, we send over 108 billion email messages every day. On the other hand, most of us hate working our way through our inbox. Email takes up 23 percent of the average employee’s workday, and that average...

Columbus isn’t just another typical Midwest city. It is a growing, booming city filled with businesses both big and small that are thriving and succeeding. There are a wide variety of fascinating facts about the Columbus business world that make our city one that you should...

You’re already busy if you’re a CFO, but more issues are always crying out for your attention. If you can fit these suggestions into your schedule, your finance department — and your organization — may be better off. 1.Link enterprise risk management (ERM) to strategy. Nearly one-third...

The Wall Street Journal CFO Network annual meeting, held June 11-12 in Washington D.C., came at an interesting time. U.S. President Donald Trump was meeting with North Korea Leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, and the G7 Summit had wrapped up with a controversial tweet just days before....

When I first became a chief financial officer, 25 years ago, I had taken a few accounting courses, but I was not a CPA. Like many CFO's, my background was in investment banking and financial analysis. I was lucky; I worked with a terrific controller, who patiently...

Bitcoin mining, the process of creating new units of the cryptocurrency, is notoriously a huge energy-suck. One estimate puts its carbon footprint on par with the electricity consumption of more than 159 countries combined. But the inefficiency of minting new units of the blockchain-based digital currency is only one...