Finance’s Role in Getting the 1st Down

Picture a football game: the quarterback drops back to scan the field, reads the defense, and fires a pass to an open receiver. Touchdown! Now picture a CFO: the quarterback of a finance team, reading the economic landscape, assessing risks, and making smart, decisive moves that score major wins for their organization.The parallels between finance and football run deep. Both professions involve teamwork, competition, practice, adaptability, and pressure. To unpack the similarities, Melissa Howatson and Tom Seegmiller welcome Dan Crumb, CFO of the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, to the show. As Dan explains, football and finance might be different, but success in both requires the same ingredients.Join us as we discuss:How finance and football approach team-buildingThe equivalent of winning a Super Bowl in financeWhat we can learn from coaches about rallying our teamsKeys to effective communication and teamworkWhy both types of teams must plan for every scenarioAdditional resources:How To Use Financial Reporting To Reduce Your Operational Costs, Add Efficiencies, and Align Your Business: Ways To Adapt Your Financial and Operational Planning for Today's Volatile Business Environment:

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Finance leaders are taking on more than ever in this time of rapid change, from driving strategic innovation to business transformation. But how can you do all that while protecting the financial health of your business?The CFO Show, hosted by CFO Melissa Howatson, offers sharp, timely commentary on today’s biggest finance and business issues from her unique point of view. Join us for conversations with finance visionaries and business leaders as they navigate risks, address messy organizational challenges, and share hard-learned expert advice. The CFO Show isn't just another finance podcast; it's your catalyst for finance transformation.This series is brought to you by Vena.