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March 2019: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on March 28, 2019

We’re here to help you make your business spending more intelligent, connected, and strategic. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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Evolving Fiscal Culture As You Grow, Part Three: Stabilizing
By The Center Team on March 19, 2019

In the first two articles in our Evolving Fiscal Culture As You Grow series, we addressed creating a solid fiscal culture in Starting Strong and developing operational rigor in Scaling....

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Evolving Fiscal Culture As You Grow, Part Two: Scaling
By The Center Team on March 12, 2019

In Part 1 of our Evolving Fiscal Culture As You Grow series, Starting Strong, we covered strategies for shaping a strong fiscal culture in the early days, but remaining flexible as you...

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Evolving Fiscal Culture As You Grow, Part One: Starting Strong
By The Center Team on March 5, 2019

Fiscal culture is your company's approach to managing finances, but there’s no one way to define an effective one. It incorporates everything from how you finance your company and pay...

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February 2019: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on February 28, 2019

We’re here to help you make your business spending more intelligent, connected, and strategic. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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January 2019: What We’re Reading
By The Center Team on January 29, 2019

We’re here to help you make your business spending more intelligent, connected, and strategic. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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The 5 Types of Business Traveler
By The Center Team on January 16, 2019

Travel is typically one of the biggest drivers of a company’s discretionary spend, especially for companies with sizable sales teams. Yet it’s also one of the most difficult to corral,...

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5 Resolutions To Start the New Business Year Off Right
By The Center Team on January 1, 2019

We’ve found that many businesses simply accept the budget process as being cumbersome and complex, but it doesn’t have to be that way. As you turn the page on the calendar year, it’s an...

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December 2018: What We’re Reading
By The Center Team on December 20, 2018

We’re here to help you make your business spending more intelligent, connected, and strategic. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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November 2018: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on November 26, 2018

We’re here to help you make your business spending more intelligent, connected, and strategic. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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Your Employees Want to Do the Right Thing
By The Center Team on November 15, 2018

We recently surveyed 300 employees at a range of small, medium-sized, and large companies for a deeper understanding of their attitudes toward business travel, expense reports, and...

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October 2018: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on October 31, 2018

We’re here to help you make your business spending more strategic, intelligent, and connected. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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Are Spreadsheets Something to Celebrate?
By The Center Team on October 17, 2018

There’s a holiday for just about everything, it seems, and today happens to be National Spreadsheet Day.

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What To Do When Your Spending Outpaces Your Growth
By The Center Team on October 2, 2018

A high-flying start-up drops $4 million on its holiday party. Its 5,000 employees have free run of the lavish theater where the Grammys are awarded, surrounding bars and restaurants...

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Take Your Company's Spend from Outdated to Optimized
By The Center Team on October 2, 2018

As we approach the end of the year, there’s one word on many executive’s minds: budget. With only three months until 2018, most organizations are working overtime to reconcile profits...

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September 2018: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on September 24, 2018

We’re here to help you make your business spending more strategic, intelligent, and connected. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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How Well Do You Know Your Company's Budget?
By The Center Team on September 6, 2018

Managing budget and spend is time-consuming and complicated. We recently surveyed nearly 250 US-based business owners, CFOs, and managers to build a deeper understanding of how companies...

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August 2018: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on August 31, 2018

We’re here to help you make your business spending more strategic, intelligent, and connected. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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5 Tips to Get a Handle on Discretionary Spend
By The Center Team on August 8, 2018

Do you know how much of your company’s budget goes toward discretionary spend? If not, you’re in good company—25% of the business owners and managers we polled recently had “no idea” how...

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July 2018: What We're Reading
By The Center Team on July 31, 2018

We’re here to help you make your business spending more strategic, intelligent, and connected. Stay up to date and on track with recent insights from business strategy experts and...

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