Five years ago, few people, if any, would have predicted that a rap musical about one of our nation's Founding Fathers would take Broadway by storm, scooping up 11 Tony Awards. What makes "Hamilton" so special? Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda found a way to give audiences something they had no idea they would want, much less love: the story of Alexander Hamilton brought to life on stage. CPAs can do something similar for clients: provide services that address desires or needs clients sometimes don't even know they have.
The Broadway musical "Hamilton," which explores America's Revolutionary era through hip-hop, has earned critical acclaim since its debut. In this blog post, history teachers Jody Passanisi and Shara Peters write that the musical -- based on Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton -- can be a classroom resource to boost understanding of American history.
New York City has cut the speed limit on Broadway to 25 mph between 59th Street and 220th Street. The change is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative to reduce the number of deaths on streets and highways.
Nearly 60% of executives prefer recruiting from within to find a CFO, according to a survey by Korn/Ferry International conducted on behalf of CFO.com. A would-be CFO must show he or she has a strong commitment to the company to move forward. He or she must also have a strong accounting and controls background.