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If you're an executive, entrepreneur or business owner, SmartBrief has you covered with best-practice newsletters to make you smarter. Areas include: leadership and management, HR/workforce, small business, CFOs and technology.

It's still rare for a CFO to make the leap to CEO


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Though three CFOs have recently become CEOs of major companies, this cannot be deemed a trend, according to Crist|Kolder statistics, which show that 7% of CEOs at the largest companies were CFO before… Read More

Rapid growth brings its own dangers


  • Inc. online (free registration)

A rapidly growing startup is a good thing, but organizing, motivating and monitoring an expanded operation can be difficult, writes Derek Lidow. "Once expectations and responsibilities have been set … Read More

Landscapers use technology to increase efficiency, profits


  • Turf magazine

Landscape professionals are boosting profits with the use of new technology such as business software, networked systems, GPS tracking units and mobile devices. For example, Rodolph Brothers in Casper… Read More