How this CPA-turned-CEO Uses Data Driven Decision Making to Improve Profitability w/Stephen King #95

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Stephen King is the President & CEO of GrowthForce, a company that specializes in outsourced bookkeeping, accounting and controller services for companies that want to run better, grow faster and make more money. Stephen spent much of his career at Ernst & Young and Amnesty International US, and has started a couple of his own companies. On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, Stephen joins us to discuss how leaders can improve their decision making, his experience with peer groups, his 5-step process for profitability, how culture drives growth, and more. Here's a breakdown of our conversation: - Advice for leaders trying to improve their financial decision making - His experience with peer groups & mentorship - His 5 Steps to Profitability Model - How your culture will help you grow or sink - How to foster a culture of tracking & the desire to follow data Get our FREE Strategic Planning Workbook template here: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…mplate-workbook Enroll in our strategic planning course to learn our process for creating a strategic plan successfully (without hiring anyone): www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ng-steps-course Are you looking for someone to facilitate your strategic planning process? Book a complimentary consultation to learn more about our approach: www.smestrategy.net/contact Want a software to track & monitor your strategic plan? Get a free trial for Cascade Strategy: go.executestrategy.net/trial?fpr=smestrategy // WEBSITE & RESOURCES: Website ► www.smestrategy.net/ Blog ► www.smestrategy.net/blog Strategy & Leadership Podcast ►www.smestrategy.net/podcast Alignment Book ► www.smestrategy.net/alignment-book Contact ►www.smestrategy.net/contact // FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook ► www.facebook.com/Smestrategy/ LinkedIn ► www.linkedin.com/company/2866558 Instagram ► www.instagram.com/anthonyctaylor/ Twitter ►twitter.com/smeinsights // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING: SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster. Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations.

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