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Aditya Dehejia

In Life, Problems Are a Feature…Not a Bug

By Aditya Dehejia / September 16, 2023 /

“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.” — Theodore Isaac Rubin From time to time we…

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Standing Out as a CFO

By Aditya Dehejia / September 9, 2023 /

Going beyond the conventional wisdom. Approach the job differently. “The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely…

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Expectations vs. Reality

By Aditya Dehejia / August 27, 2023 /

Balancing Striving with Acceptance “..for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so..”   – Hamlet, Act II, Scene II   The Reality: We Plan and…

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Now or Later?

By Aditya Dehejia / August 20, 2023 /

Should I Maximize Current Enjoyment or Optimize for the Future? The Paradox of Abundance — Having to Choose All the Time We live in a world with abundance. What people…

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Prioritize Fulfillment to Achieve Success

By Aditya Dehejia / August 12, 2023 /

“Don’t just be the best. Be the only.” — Kevin Kelly (heard during an interview with Tim Ferriss) We strive for both fulfillment and success. In our personal and professional…

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Contract Terms that ???? and ???? CFOs

By Aditya Dehejia / August 5, 2023 /

Benchmarks for what to Avoid, what is Acceptable, and what is Ideal. You’ve just closed a big new client or firmed up that large renewal and shared the news on…

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Rethinking the Meaning of Success

By Aditya Dehejia / July 29, 2023 /

Moving from ‘What We Have’ to ‘Who We Are’ and ‘How We Feel’ “He is a wise man who does not grieve for things which he has not, but rejoices…

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Anything Worth Knowing is Complicated

By Aditya Dehejia / July 23, 2023 /

We all would benefit from seeing nuance and complexity in the world. Nothing worth knowing is ever simple enough to summarize in a few sentences or 30 seconds of video. …

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Thoughts on Motivation: When Things Don’t Seem To Be Going Well

By Aditya Dehejia / July 15, 2023 /

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” — Viktor E. Frankl (Man’s Search for Meaning) Would you like to feel motivated…

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Selling to the CFO

By Aditya Dehejia / July 8, 2023 /

Convince them that New Initiatives are worth the risk and better than the status quo. “The biggest risk in the world is not taking any risk. In a world that…

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Lessons from Vacation: Control, both an Illusion and really Important

By Aditya Dehejia / July 1, 2023 /

A definition of ‘Control’: “the power to influence or direct people’s behavior or the course of events.” I really value being in control. Or at least the feeling of having…

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Selecting Metrics to Track Business Performance

By Aditya Dehejia / June 24, 2023 /

“That which is measured improves. That which is measured and reported improves exponentially.” – Karl Pearson As modern humans we love to measure things. We measure so that we know how…

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