Munich's Oktoberfest is all about the beer, of course, but meat dishes have also long played a secondary starring role. This year, in acknowledgment of the growing number of vegans attending the conference, the festival will also offer such delicacies as ginger-carrot soup and soy medallions.
How one responds to random events is an important life skill. Random events and spur-of-the-moment decisions can build character, boost confident and give strength -- whether they work out or not, writes management consultant Steve Tobak.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has updated its agenda, establishing dates for various rule-making projects through the first quarter. It is ready to move on a final rule for how auditors should consider transactions companies take with related parties, but it will issue another proposal and public comment round before it adopts a final rule on naming engagement partners.