Empowering Leaders Through Financial Planning with Sloane Kolt

You will never have as great of a potential impact on someone else's life as you will when you are a people leader.
The reason for this is that as a people leader, you have the ability to positively OR negatively influence the lives of the people that work for you.
The key thing is that it is a choice.
In this episode of the B2B Leadership podcast, best-selling author and leadership coach Nils Vinje speaks with Sloane Kolt, Director of Customer Success at DataRails to discuss this and much, much, more...
In this episode...

0:26 - Sloane's background - Sloane explains her role at DataRails and what FP&A entails.
3:02 - Empowering finance functions - How does DataRails provide strategic guidance to customers?
8:15 - The spectrum of preparedness - Sloane has seen both good and bad examples of how finance should be done.
9:47 - Finance in modern times - What's the end goal for more modern finance companies to position their initiatives?
14:24 - Single most important piece of advice - What advice would Sloane give to make financing as big a win as possible for everybody involved?
16:24 - First leadership position - Sloane considers her journey to be a very strange one.
20:22 - Random areas of experience - How do unexpected experiences translate into Sloane's leadership today?
27:27 - Impactful leadership - Do you want to instill them with fear or with deep gratitude?
35:28 - Bored with work - There are better options than just sticking it out.
39:03 - Sloane's advice to herself - What advice would Sloane give her younger self?

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