Getting finance and HR to partner strategically rather than to disagree tactically will strike the harmony that's needed for each team to focus on improving the business. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A strong organization is built through strong leaders, each coming to the table with their unique perspectives, skills, and responsibilities. These years spent working from different points of view, having widely different work experience, and holding differing priorities can also lead to competing interests. Take HR and finance for instance. Sure, one side may be more focused on human capital, and the other more focused on monetary capital. But getting them to break bread together and find common ground will put your organization strides ahead of your competitors.

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