Jefferson Airplane Meets Internal Audit

Posted on Feb 22, 2012

A song that needs no introduction, but definitely needs an explanation.

And I don’t have one.
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Pay the Speaker

Posted on Feb 16, 2012

I’m about to wade into what I fear will be unpopular waters. This will fly in the face of a few of the conventions many of us have held when it comes to working in a volunteer organization. But it is a subject that really needs to be broached. Let’s start with a YouTube moment. 

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You're All Empowered. Now Go Do What I Told You To Do

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

Goes around; comes around. Yesterday’s news; tomorrow’s headline. What’s old is new again. Good ideas keep coming back to haunt us. Those who do not learn from history have to repeat the class, enroll in the three-hour lab held every Tuesday, and complete all compulsory homework which will make up 10% of the grade. All of this an introduction to lessons I learned/was reminded of when I recently stumbled across an old book from 1987. (Gad, 1987 is old?  What does that make me?) (Don’t answer that.) The book is The Empowered Manager by Peter Block. 

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Mr. Auditing's Neighborhood

Posted on Feb 6, 2012

Hello boys and girls and welcome to Mr. Auditing’s Neighborhood. Did you have a nice day, today? I bet you did. Did you remember to tell all your friends about the wonderful things you learned about internal audit? I’ll bet you did. And did everyone look at you a little funny and back away slowly? I’ll bet they did. Don’t worry. Some day you’ll be doing audits and writing reports about how ineffective their operations are and they’ll all wish they had been nicer to you. 

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