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Why Finance Is the Language of Business

There is an astonishing phenomenon that occurs in business. When departments discuss finance, people often use different terms to refer to the same thing.  For example, operating income (or operating profit) is a line on the income statement (or P&L) … Read More »

Business Acumen for Absolutely Everybody

The Economist has a recent article (“Revisiting Ricardo”) on the reasons behind the growing economic inequalities within the poorest countries. One point discussed is that better educated and better skilled individuals are able to connect with individuals and companies in … Read More »

KPIs, Rewards and Business Acumen

Towards the end of Income/Outcome workshops we look at Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other metrics, and consider how people change their behavior depending on what they are measured on. We subscribe to the rueful view that if you measure … Read More »