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Accounting News Roundup: JOBS Act Provision Going Into Effect; Aging Directors; Sleep Deprivation Is Hurting Your Career; | 06.18.15

Small Firms Aim to Raise Capital More Easily Under New Rules [WSJ]
The new JOBS Act provision raises the Reg A cap from $5 million to $50 million and businesses raising more than $20 million are now exempt from additional fees and filings. 

Average Director Age Creeps Higher [CFOJ]
It's 64 now, up from a median of 61 in 2007. 

Is It Time to Rethink Your Career? [HBR]
Just a short quiz to see where you are.

9 Reasons Why Sleep Deprivation Is Killing Your Success [Inc.
Share this with someone you love to hate: "Do you brag to people about how little sleep you need, as if it makes you a better worker or more committed leader? According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, any short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep for work are quickly washed away by the detrimental effects of sleep deprivation on your mood, ability to focus, and access to higher-level brain functions for days to come." 

Goldman to summer interns: Don't stay in the office overnight [Reuters]
How generous: "Goldman has told its new crop of summer banking interns they should be out of the office between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. during the week."

Donald Trump Campaign Offered Actors $50 to Cheer for Him at Presidential Announcement [THR, Earlier]
The accountants probably didn't have to work months on this.