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May 8, 2021

 "Would you go to an interview with a brown paper bag on your head?"

Sean Purcell is an award-winning trainer of finance staff. The Founding Partner of UK-based WiseUpNow shares tips to build better finance business partnerships, both internally and externally. He outlines ways to improve engagement, build trust, better understand colleagues and create opportunity in a post-lockdown environment. And he has something to say about webcams...

Talking Points. These are some of the topics we discussed in this episode.

  • What we USED to think about better business partnering before the pandemic, and now.
  • Ways that lockdowns have changed how we’ll think about business partnering in the future.
  • How to find out what a client REALLY needs.

Our Guest. Connect further via LinkedIn using the links below, or visit their website.

  • Sean Purcell is a Finance Business Partnering expert and Founding Partner of WiseUpNow in the UK. He has been involved in research and working with finance teams on finance business partnering since 2010 and has worked with over 1000 global finance business partners.

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