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Tone At The Top: Culture Counts — The Wells Fargo Saga

Published on October 31, 2016 By | Posted in: Blog, Board of Directors, Huffington Post, Tone at the Top, Wells Fargo

“Tone at the Top” has become an often-quoted mantra in business circles but it appears to have shed a rather dim light when evidenced by the continuing saga at Wells Fargo. In a nutshell – in case you haven’t followed the recent news reports – the San Francisco-based bank recently fired over five thousand employees […]

The World is Looking to the US for Third Party Risk Guidance

Published on August 30, 2016 By | Posted in: Blog, Huffington Post, Regulations, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study

As more organizations here in North America and overseas increasingly utilize third party vendors with a global presence to perform critical functions, process key transactions and provide exposure to sensitive proprietary information, those organizations with mature third party risk (TPR) programs are receiving a loud call to provide assistance to those new to the TPR […]

Will anticipatory compliance be the next best practice?

Published on February 16, 2016 By | Posted in: Blog, Compliance, Huffington Post, Third Party Oversight, Third Party Risk, Vendor Risk, Vendor Risk Managment

I was recently invited to speak on a panel regarding third party risk strategies for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Internal Auditors Society. While there, I had the opportunity to meet and hear from two individuals who are well known and respected in their related fields: former US Attorney General John Ashcroft […]

The Not-So-Secret Service: What Your Company Can Learn From the Rep. Chaffetz Scandal

Published on October 21, 2015 By | Posted in: Blog, Cybersecurity, Data, Data, Huffington Post, Secret Service

Of all the scandals that have struck the U.S. Secret Service over the past few years, I can’t think of any more damaging than the current controversy involving Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman. While it’s probably safe to assume the U.S. Secret Service (like most government agencies) has established […]

How Moral Reasoning in Business Can Provide You with the Best Course of Action – Part 2

Published on September 28, 2015 By | Posted in: Huffington Post

In my previous blog, we discussed how replacing words like “think” and “feel” with “believe” while posing questions to your staff can provide better insight into your employees’ ability to deliver responses that contain a both logical and emotional analysis in a single response. This month’s continuation of this topic, will discuss applying the same […]

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