Here is a copy of the podcast. This post originally appeared here.
Recently Chris Herbert, interviewed Samuel Dergel, of Stanton Chase International. Samuel Dergel is a Director and Search Consultant and specializes in Executive Search for Chief Financial Officers and Senior Financial Executives.
Samuel has recently written a book titled, Guide to CFO Success, Leadership Strategies for Corporate Financial Professionals and Chris asks him a few questions about the book.
Below you will find a recording of the interview and a corresponding timeline, listing the 9 Questions and their respective timestamps within the interview.
01:04 Who did you write the book for?
02:20 What motivated you to write the book?
03:58 What is the definition of a Chief Financial Officer?
05:54 What makes a CFO successful today and in the future and what are the skills they require?
07:00 What do CFO’s need to do to ensure their future success?
09:10 What is a formal plan and why you need one as a CFO?
10:25 What do you need to do to become a CFO?
11:35 Can a CFO use what is written in your book to stay a CFO?
12:36 Do you need a different CFO depending on the type of company?