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9/18/2019

Focusing on helping your audience can help you manage the fear that comes with public speaking. Think about the audience while preparing your speech, and try to refocus yourself right before the presentation begins.

9/18/2019

Recently issued proposed regulations under Sec. 101 on the transfer of life insurance contracts create significant uncertainty about how they apply to tax-free asset acquisitions.

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9/18/2019

Some people avoid small talk at work, but this can hurt their ability to establish trust with others and advance in their careers. Here are a few tips to break the ice.

9/18/2019

Loud noises and inessential meetings are among workplace distractions that can sap your focus. Here's how to address these kinds of interruptions.

9/18/2019

Although introverts might not like to draw attention to themselves, their contributions to a successful workplace are essential. A good manager understands how to give them credit for their success and rewards them accordingly.

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CPA Insider
9/18/2019

A not-for-profit's chances of running into serious problems increase exponentially when the board does not provide effective oversight. These tips can help boards perform their duties of care, loyalty and obedience to help not-for-profits thrive.

9/18/2019

CFOs should remain proactive in testing and adopting blockchain even as it goes through the inevitable hype cycle of an emerging technology. To ensure a particular application of blockchain is right for you, ask yourself these five questions.

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CFO
9/17/2019

A scoring system called RISE -- Retirement Income Security Evaluation -- helps savers gauge how prepared they are for retirement. RISE, developed by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, is available online.

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CNBC
9/17/2019

Some wealthy families are making investments guided by environmental, social and governance criteria. Investments might focus on matters such as addressing inequality or promoting sustainability.

9/17/2019

The World Health Organization says workplace stress creates feelings of negativity and adversely affects professional efficacy. This article discusses how important it is for team leaders to instill a lighthearted atmosphere and suggests ways of doing it.

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