Getting Personal with Your Finances

Suggested Readings

Founders School || Startup CEO || Getting Personal with Your Finances || Impact Guide (PDF).

Blumberg, Matt and Hanny Hindi. “Chapter Nineteen: Making Sure There’s Enough Money in the Bank.” Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling up Your Business. Wiley, 2013. 159-164. Print.

Blumberg, Matt and Hanny Hindi. “Chapter Twenty-Two: Forecasting and Budgeting.” Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling up Your Business. Wiley, 2013. 181-188. Print.

Dobbs, Richard and Bill Huyett and Tim Koller. “The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Finance” McKinsey Quarterly, November 2010.

Franklin, Joyce L. Startup Wealth: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Personal Financial Success and Long-term Security. Rubydon, 2014.

Financial Foundations: Your Balance Sheet” – The Art of Startup Finance with Bill Reichert.

Financial Processes: Income Statement” – The Art of Startup Finance with Bill Reichert.

Financial Budgeting: Your Long-Term Forecast” – The Art of Startup Finance with Bill Reichert.

Questions for You

How do I remain hands-on with the financials of the business?

What events or milestones will change my costs and revenues?

Are there similar companies that have gone down a similar path? Can we compare their experience with our plans for the future?

What are the main drivers of my revenues and costs?

Tools and exercises

Create a management dashboard for your key performance metrics in “Financial Monitoring: Your Performance Metrics” with Bill Reichert

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