• The Happy CFO

    In my opinion, we need Happy CFOs. A Happy CFO has reached the short term objectives of his or her unit without compromising the long term sustainability. He or she has then optimized the use of money

  • The Happiness Advantage

    If we can find a way of becoming positive in the present, then our brains work even more successfully as we're able to work harder, faster and more intelligently.

  • Through Happy lens

    I guess that your team is still, maybe imprisoned in the Plato’s cave, they have their own knowledge and opinion on how to best run their area of accountability

  • 20 March INTL day Happiness

    The General Assembly, (..) conscious that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal, decides to proclaim 20 March the International Day of Happiness

  • CFO: Job of Happiness

    Companies contribute to Country economy growth. If all of them define long term sustainability objectives, we would have a lot of “happy CFOs"

  • Make them Flourish

    Veruska Gennari and Daniela di Ciaccio' : Positive Organisation Science creates a happy working environment where people flourish and reach results far above expectations

  • Happiness Agenda

    Is the Pursuit of Happiness high on the World Economic Forum Agenda in Davos? I am sitting in a Swiss chalet in Davos, waiting for the most powerful companies leaders to come.

  • Fill your Budget with Happiness

    One of the biggest process and rituals of nowadays corporations has its climax in October.How much time are we spending on Planning Happiness?

  • A 7 Days guide for the pursue of Happiness while working in Finance

    How Finance associates can help increasing Happiness in their working environment and companies? A 7 Days behavioural based approach

  • The Art of Measuring Happiness

    The subject of centuries of scrutiny and debate: how to measure happiness solved by the genius of Leonardo. He wasn’t able to measure it but he. …painted it. Stare at Mona Lisa and mirror yourself into Happiness

  • On Giant's shoulders

    I took the advantage to absorb from many colleagues a lot of their knowledge, behaviour, empathy, competencies, skills, and that made of me a better person, a better leader

  • Happiness, GDP, Money, Company

    Money increase Happiness, if you use it wisely – 5 rules

  • Budget: Motivation Anxiety and Control

    Grunting and patting each other in front of their objective was giving them the energy and motivation to go out in the open field

  • Budget: Setting targets

    How many times as CFOs we ask for probabilised Risk and Opportunities to understand what is the likelihood of a certain objective to be achieved, what are the actions in place to reach the objective.

  • What Finance Professionals can learn from Cricket Players

    A vision based on a profession that “will help people and organisations shape their futures, combining insight with integrity” – in other words, a future-focused, value-adding profession that goes way beyond the stewardship and scorekeeper roles of our past.

  • How an Italian CFO can explain "living in a leaning tower"​ to his HQs

    Ingram Pinn's illustration of the Italian situation published on FT the 26th Oct 2018, I am sure will catch the attention of many colleagues in HQs. The timing of the article is "perfect" as usually November is a month of budget presentation for many multinationals operating in Italy and with this image in front of their eyes, it would be tough for me, as any other CFO based in Italy, to wipe it from their brains.

  • Europe

    Ho cercato in alcuni saggi pubblicati recentemente, spunti per riflettere su quale atteggiamento e posizione prendere in vista delle opportunità delle Elezioni Europee.

    Ti riassumo di seguito come “Neuro-scettici: Perchè uscire dall’euro sarebbe una follia” di Leonardo Becchetti e “Il Filo Infinito” di Paolo Rumiz mi stanno motivando a sostenere la visione di un’ Europa unita.

  • Sustainable Agenda

    I am most touched by the excellent outcome that the ‘Co creating Social Impact’ booth had, during the recent Global Finance Forum in Novartis. It was impressive to see how Finance is already engaged into the Trust and Reputation Building objective and the Sustainability Agenda. The wealth of best practices, experiences, material and exchanges was huge.