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Watch and Learn, CEOs: A Powerful Example of Ethical Leadership

Posted by - February 15, 2019
Integrity Trumps Extortion Donna Boehme, the “Lion of Compliance,” comments on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s response to AMI’s extortion plan as an example of ethical leadership that builds trust within the workplace. Mr. Bezos demonstrated his outstanding leadership capabilities by being open, transparent and authentic; explaining his decisions; meeting tough…
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13 Ways to Have a Better 2019

Posted by - January 24, 2019
Inspiration from Ben Franklin Midway through January, many already struggle to uphold their New Year’s resolutions. Linda Henman shares 13 principles outlined by Ben Franklin that would make worthy goals for this year. We remember Ben Franklin as a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist,…
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The Foundation of a Strong Culture

Posted by - January 16, 2019
How Boards Set the Tone for the Organization Boards who want to move beyond the status quo must take a more proactive role in shaping culture – culture cannot be separated from long-term growth strategies. Linda Henman discusses the critical role boards of directors must play in managing culture. Board…
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Taking An “Inside-Out” Approach to Security and Compliance

Posted by - November 15, 2018
Q&A with Justin Sulhoff of Optiv Security Today we feature an interview with Justin Sulhoff, Practice Manager, PCI Services at Optiv Security, a $2 billion security solutions integrator. He tells us why an “inside-out” approach to security and compliance is essential to mitigating risk in today’s world of never-ending regulations…
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The Compliance Benefits of Tracking Employee Training

Posted by - November 6, 2018
What Your Company Should Do Now The reasons for implementing new software range widely, but few are as compelling as improving productivity and facilitating compliance. Tim Lozier of EtQ explains why keeping tabs on employee training is so important. Every business wants to become more efficient and do more with…
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“An Ounce of Prevention…”

Posted by - October 11, 2018
Q&A with Tony Phillips, Principal at McKool Smith Today we share an interview between CCI’s Publisher, Maurice Gilbert, and Tony Phillips, Principal at nationally recognized trial firm McKool Smith. Tony, who recently joined the firm, previously served as Senior Legal Officer for Corporate Ethics and Compliance at MD Anderson Cancer…
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Leadership Lessons from John McCain

Posted by - September 14, 2018
Taking Cues from an American Hero Linda Henman writes about what set John McCain apart. The virtues he modeled made him an exceptional leader, and the lessons we can learn from his life are well worth every business leader’s attention, regardless of political persuasion. Why do some people conquer the…
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Get Your Mind Right Before You Open Your Mouth

Posted by - September 4, 2018
3 Questions to Ask About Trusting Your Intuition Some business leaders are able to “go with their gut” and the decisions made as a result are perfectly sound – most of the time. Others don’t have the benefit of such spot-on instincts. Both sets should be making decisions with intention.…
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The Problem When Your Business Invests in the New

Posted by - August 31, 2018
3 Steps to Make GRC Everyone’s Responsibility Most businesses love to focus on the new: hiring new staff, investing in new innovations and entering new markets. However, “new” doesn’t fix a leaking bucket if you don’t understand the real root of the issue. As a compliance leader, it’s your role…
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Compliance: From “Hall Monitor” to Strategic Partner

Posted by - August 21, 2018
Q&A with Valerie Charles, Chief Strategy Officer at GAN CCI’s Maurice Gilbert interviews Valerie Charles, GAN’s Chief Strategy Officer. Valerie discusses her background, the state of compliance today and where she sees the profession headed. Maurice Gilbert: How did you get started on a career in compliance? Valerie Charles: I…
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Leading “Connected”

Posted by - August 14, 2018
Q&A with Moore & Van Allen’s Valecia McDowell CCI’s Maurice Gilbert chats with Valecia McDowell, Co-Head of the White Collar, Regulatory Defense and Investigations practice at Moore & Van Allen and a recent addition to the firm’s management committee. Valecia discusses her new role, some of the biggest risks facing…
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