Ep32- Hurting for a CFO? Here how this company finds great ones and sees the Millennial’s attitude towards the workplace.

Ep32- Hurting for a CFO? Here how this company finds great ones and sees the Millennial’s attitude towards the workplace.

Show Notes

Brett Frevert had many good mentors.  [03:14]

Brett’s work ethic was established early on by his Depression-era grandmother.  [03:22]

Brett saw a need in the market: “There’s a real need out here for true CFO leadership in these middle market and lower middle market organizations.”  [06:08]

In response to that need, Brett started CFO Systems LLC, a timeshare CFO service. [07:30]

How did Brett respond to acquaintances’ initial negative reactions to his unique company? [07:47]

What types of organization can benefit from “timeshare leadership”?  [09:30]

What were Brett’s aha moments that proved he was right to follow his dream?  [13:43]

Brett’s interesting perspective on the so-called millennial attitude in the workplace  [18:51]

Baby boomers’ definition of hard work  [23:53]

Gen Xers and millennials’ definition of hard work  [24:47]

On a baby boomer’s resistance to change  [26:21]

“The millennials are really creating the efficiency, the streamlining, the fresh new ideas that corporate America has paid billions for in the past.”  [27:23]

Why stepping back and listening to what millennials have to offer is so important  [30:00]

“Success is not guaranteed, no matter what you do. There’s always an opportunity for failure.”  [34:02]

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Quotes

I just had to keep following the dream, turn over to a Higher Power, and more clients just kept coming in the door. — Brett Frevert

Sometimes, confidence can come from repeat business and new business. — Chris Williams

We can’t really stereotype an entire generation much like we can’t really stereotype and generalize an entire population of any sort. — Brett Frevert

The millennials are really creating the efficiency, the streamlining, the fresh new ideas that corporate America has paid billions for in the past. — Brett Frevert

Everybody has room for failure. — Brett Frevert

 

Links and Mentions

Brett Frevert on LinkedIn

CFO Systems LLC

Deloitte

First Data Corporation

High Level Wisdom blog

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