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    Taking an Innovative Approach to Communication in the Corporate World

    by Peter A. Margaritis | Mar 16, 2016
    What makes a company or corporation great? What is it that makes them truly stand out among their competitors? It is by using an innovative approach to the way they communicate with the clients and with each other during the day to day inner workings. And that innovative approach is found in the principles of improvisation to promote a simpler, more effective way to work as a team. Improv is more than standup comedy. At its foundation, improv is about leadership.
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  • 2016-2017 WSCPA Board Nominees

    by User Not Found | Mar 16, 2016
    The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the nominees for the Society’s 2016-17 Board of Directors. In accordance with Article VI of the bylaws, all nominees will be declared elected by the secretary at the annual meeting unless other nominations, supported by at least one percent of membership, are received by April 1, 2016. If a contest for one or more positions develops, an election for those positions will be held at the meeting.
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    Creating Stand-Alone PivotCharts in Excel 2013

    by K2 Enterprises | Mar 16, 2016
    PivotCharts are outstanding tools for helping readers to understand the information communicated in PivotTables. Some PivotTable users describe PivotCharts as graphical extensions of PivotTables because in prior versions of Excel, you needed to build a PivotTable before you could build a related PivotChart. However, beginning with Excel 2013, you can build standalone PivotCharts without an accompanying PivotTable. In this tip, you will learn how to create standalone PivotCharts, based on Excel’s Data Model feature.
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    How to Say No Without Burning Bridges

    by Monette Anderson | Mar 15, 2016
    Conventional wisdom for new professionals advises that to get to the top you should always be available to take on extra projects, to work harder than the person on your left and smarter than the person on your right. Working hard is an admirable quality and honoring one’s commitments is important—we’re not suggesting otherwise.
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    Could you have passed the CPA exam in 1917?

    by User Not Found | Mar 02, 2016
    Picture the United States in 1917: President Woodrow Wilson has begun his second term as president. The country declares war on Germany, joining World War I after it has already spent nearly three years raging across Europe. Jeanette Rankin of Montana is elected as the first woman member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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