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Friday Footnotes: Recovering From Work Outbursts; Auditors and Shoes; Words to Eliminate | 05.08.15

Don't forget Mother's Day this weekend, capital market servants. Also, remember to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and that Open Items is never closed.

This is what CEOs give (and get) on Mother's Day [Fortune]

Recovering from an Emotional Outburst at Work [HBR]

‘Game of Thrones’ Leadership Lessons for the Office [Speakeasy/WSJ]

Tesla's Battery Grabbed $800 Million in Its First Week [Bloomberg]

"These auditors are tying things out just for the sake of doing more work. They'd tie their shoelaces together to test the existence of both their feet." [r/accounting]

Federal Tobacco Tax Revenues are Declining [Tax Foundation]

Comcast Says Customer Must Sign Non-Disclosure Agreement To Get $600 Refund [Consumerist]

5 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary to Sound Smarter [The Muse]