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Joe is a . I recently gave a presentation to my team about time management in the workplace and in your personal life. Here are a few facts and ideas about time management to help make finding time more manageable. The average person gets 50-60 interruptions per day. The average interruption takes 5 minutes, totaling about 4 hours or 50% of the average workday. 80% of those interruptions are typically rated as “little value” or “no value” creating approximately 3 hours of wasted time per day. 15-20 minutes of planning in the morning (or night before) will save 2 hours of wasted time and effort throughout the day. It takes approximately 30 days to establish a new physical or emotional habit. Work on a good time management tool and stick to it! Manage and keep track of your time with your Outlook calendar. Schedule meetings in the afternoon. Studies have

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Christina is a NINJA CPA blogger. For the first time in a long time, I feel like I know what I am doing. I am working on the REG right now and plan to move to Sims soon. In the past, I only worked on one section of questions at a time. This time around (for the assessment part of the MCQs), I am working on everything. I plan to work on separate sections once I hit adaptive learning. Last night I worked on questions and averaged 66%, much higher than any other time. I’m aiming to take one exam at the end of April and to fit in another at the end of May. We’ll see. As I sat and worked on questions, I felt focused and like I actually have a chance at passing this darn thing. It’s been crazy busy at work (I’m in industry, so no

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Aida is a NINJA CPA blogger. My BEC score was 74. I’m disappointed, but I am not down and will retake the test in a month. Unfortunately, now I have to get comfortable with a new exam format so I went to the AICPA web-site to check what the new task-based simulations look like in BEC. They don’t seem hard at all – my only concern is that those tasks could be very time consuming. Each task has additional tabs with “Resources” like some kind of financial statement or a contract. I believe I failed on my essay section. Multiple choices are something I was comfortable with, but on the essay I concentrated on the content more rather than on keywords and I think that was a problem. Requesting a re-score is something I considered, but was told that it is not worth it: it costs around $150-$200 and there is 1% chance that

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Kimberly is a NINJA CPA blogger. I’m not happy with my progress. After failing AUD in February, I am burned out. It’s very scary to think my dream could be slipping away. After all of the time and resources I have invested studying for the CPA exam, I truly don’t want my efforts to go to waste. I need to be rejuvenated and reminded of why I started studying in the first place. Some people are able to dig deep and motivate themselves. I am far past finding any motivation within. I have been sitting for exams, on and off, for 8 years. It’s time to get creative about progressing through this process. I have some ideas I believe may help me with moving forward with my study plan and spice things up a bit. After giving it serious thought, I realize I will be more inspired with different surroundings. Being around

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