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Internal Auditors Can Learn a Lot From the Wit and Wisdom of Yogi Berra
In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:
This week, America lost one of its true icons with the death of former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra. He was 90. While Yogi was widely known and revered as a player then manager in the world of baseball, he became equally famous for his clever comments, sayings, and double entendres, which became known as "Yogi-isms."
Yogi-isms seemed contradictory or silly on the surface, but they often contained an underlying and powerful message that offered not just levity, but profound wisdom. Journalist and author Allen Barra characterized Berra's quotes as "distilled bits of wisdom which, like good country songs and old John Wayne movies, get to the truth in a hurry."
Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.