​​The Top Ten Reasons for Not Getting Started on That Horribly Important Audit Project

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​In honor of my pledge to try and complete one humor piece every day this week, an homage to why it is so hard to get started.
 
  1. I just couldn't put down the updated COSO Framework.
  2. Those lottery numbers won't check themselves.​
  3. Daylight savings times always throws me; I set my audit back one month.
  4. I was looking for a world map to complete my Risk™ assessment.
  5. After the IIA meeting, I just had to ask the chef to give me his recipe for that delicious rubber chicken fricassee.
  6. I was trying to find a way to be creative inside the box.​
  7. I was trying to find the box.
  8. I was looking for that last SOX key control I needed to complete my collection of 1,000 key controls you just can't live without.
  9. I was looking for something large enough to hold all my big data.
  10. To save time, I already wrote the first ten drafts of my final report.

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