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- Inside Accounting: 'There's Room among the Pencil Pushers for Creative Types Like Me'JB King is a director at Ernst & Young, one of the world’s largest professional services firms and one of the Big Four accounting firms, along with Deloitte, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Big Four handle most of the financial audits for publicly traded companies. But don’t expect to see King accessorizing with a pencil and green plastic visor anytime soon. In this essay, King describes a very different view of life as an employee at a Big Four accounting firm.
- Did My Mom Just 'Friend' Me? The Social Media Age DivideWhile more adults are embracing social media, they don’t necessarily use Twitter, Facebook and other sites the same way as their kids. For instance, as people get older, social media becomes less an extension of daily relationships and more a place to reestablish old friendships. And when it comes to privacy, older social media users may be the ones to follow.
- Thinking Like an Innovator: The Power of ExperimentationIt’s one thing to recognize the power and influence of innovation, and entirely something else to call yourself an innovator. In this third part of a four-part audio podcast for educators on innovation and the art of problem-solving, Saikat Chaudhuri, executive director of the Mack Institute of Innovation Management at the Wharton School; and Rob Shelton, global innovation strategy lead at PwC, discuss the connection between innovation and creativity, and why experimentation is critical to developing innovation skills. In addition to sharing their own insights, the featured speakers also answer questions from high school educators.
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