Ronawati Wongso

Ronawati Wongso is CEO of Rantai Breakthrough Consulting, a business consultant specializing in profit optimization and company turnaround. She has thirty years of business experience as a leader and twenty years as CFO in various industries. She helps increase company profits massively, optimize profits and turnaround companies. Rona leads to change and transforms businesses by understanding the business, finding the root cause of problems, and implementing the right solutions. To connect with Ronawati Wongso visit www.rantaiconsulting.com

What is your number one hack for getting yourself motivated when things seem hopeless? by Ronawati Wongso

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When faced with hopelessness, my go-to hack is a simple yet powerful mindset shift: I ask myself, ‘What’s the worst that can happen?’ It’s astonishing how often this question reveals that the perceived barriers are much smaller than they seem. By confronting the worst-case scenario head-on, I find renewed determination …

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What do you wish your prospects would understand before they talk to you? by Ronawati Wongso

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Before we engage in conversation, I hope my prospects understand that results are not instantaneous, especially in complex situations. When a company faces challenges, they often stem from multiple interconnected issues, requiring integrated solutions. Profit or loss is an outcome of a process that begins at the start. To address …

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What coming technological advancement do you expect to have the biggest impact on your business? by Ronawati Wongso

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The convergence of robotics and AI is set to revolutionize our business. Robots are turbocharging efficiency, handling tasks like accounts payable and receivable faster than ever, while requiring fewer human resources. Meanwhile, AI empowers us to unlock deeper insights from our data, enhancing decision-making. This synergy promises a future where …

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What misconception do people outside of your industry hold about it? by Ronawati Wongso

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The misconception looms that finance experts, entrenched in numbers, lack adaptability. Yet, within the realm of CFOs and financial leaders, agility reigns supreme. To spearhead success, versatility in leadership is pivotal. Beyond balance sheets, forging connections and fostering open dialogue form the bedrock of triumph in every venture undertaken.

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What makes you most optimistic about the future of your industry? by Ronawati Wongso

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The resilience displayed in navigating challenges within my career fuels my optimism for the industry’s future. Adversity acts as a catalyst for innovation and growth. I witnessed this firsthand during the 1998 Asian monetary crisis, where strategic planning and meticulous execution led to the survival of the company. Even amidst …

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What belief do you hold about your industry that is not shared by many? by Ronawati Wongso

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In our industry of finance, a distinctive viewpoint I uphold is that it encompasses both numerical analysis and storytelling. While many perceive finance as solely focused on numbers, I firmly believe that context is crucial for assigning meaning to these figures. By crafting a cohesive narrative around the data, we …

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