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Break out your calculators and grab your aprons because it’s almost Pi Day! This holiday has gained popularity among mathematicians and bakers alike — two groups that rarely overlap. Pi Day is March 14, which, when written numerically, is 3/14, the first three digits of the mathematical constant pi. Pi is special because it’s used to calculate the circumference of a circle.This might not sound like a big deal, but pi is used in engineering, construction, GPS, motors, power generation, and even television! If we hadn’t calculated pi, none of these achievements would be possible. Pi is pretty important, and it’s definitely worth celebrating! Here are two ways you can Pi has fascinated mathematicians for centuries because it’s an irrational number, meaning the digits go on forever. If you want to try your hand at memorizing some of the numbers, here are the first 50 decimal digits of pi (with spaces, so they’re easier to remember!). 3.14159 26535 89793 23846 26433 83279 50288 41971 69399 37510 To make things simple, we often round pi up to 3.14, but many people have challenged themselves to memorize and recite as many digits as possible. In the Guinness Book of World Records, the record is currently held by Rajveer Meena, who recited pi to the 70,000th digit on March 21, 2015. And he did it all while blindfolded! Eat Some Pie Another popular way to enjoy Pi Day is to bake and eat pie.This dessert is perfect because it’s both a homophone (same pronunciation as “pi” but with a different spelling and meaning) and a circle. Challenge your friends to a pie- baking contest, or buy your favorite pie from the store and have a pie- eating contest. And, while this may be a controversial stance, we believe pizza pie deserves a place in Pi Day celebrations, too. Here’s to Pi Day: the tastiest, nerdiest holiday of the year! get in on the fun. Learn to Recite Pi

3 Influential Functi Over the last few years, the role of a chief marketing officer (CMO) has changed and evolved with the digital landscape, and some companies are even choosing to do away with the position altogether. Those that do risk missing out on an influential, guiding role within an organization. Here are three of the prime roles that a CMO plays within an organization that greatly influence the success of marketing and growth as a whole. Client Champion Adept CMOs know their clients inside and out.They use this understanding, built from data and analytics, to drive the customer experience and define what a customer will feel when they interact with and think of your company.This knowledge is crucial to marketing success. Because the funnel is not as fluid as it once was, a skilled CMO can help champion how and when a prospect enters it and make sure a company connects with them from there. In addition, data insight from a CMO can help build out the metrics that sales and marketing teams rely on to work together. Chief Storyteller This is a role that should not be underestimated. As a study conducted by Deloitte and featured in The Wall Street Journal highlighted, a The Role o