A former Fortune Global 50 executive, Amii Barnard-Bahn has been recognized by Forbes as one of the world’s leading coaches for legal and compliance professionals and their teams. Clients include Adobe, The Gap, Bank of the West, and The Nature Conservancy. A contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Compliance Week, Amii is a Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Coaching and a guest lecturer at Stanford and UCBerkeley. Download her free Promotability Index® career assessment here.
Does ESG offer opportunity? Or is it just another area for compliance friction?
Compliance practitioners share their experiences navigating responsibilities related to environmental, social, and governance without stepping on the toes of other colleagues.
The art and skill of delivering bad news
Amii Barnard-Bahn shares her six-step process to help increase receptiveness when communicating bad news and reduce the likelihood of backlash toward the message being delivered.
Tips from a project management expert on avoiding failure
Research shows more than 60 percent of projects undertaken fail. Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, considered the No. 1 project management expert in the world, shares steps to take to avoid contributing to this statistic.
Compliance: The happiest profession on Earth?
While the “Great Resignation” takes its toll on many industries, compliance officers responding to CW’s “Inside the Mind of the CCO” survey still near-unanimously say they are happy with their jobs. Amii Barnard-Bahn speaks with practitioners for their insights into the disparity.
CW21 Career Day provides timely forum for CCO advice
Amii Barnard-Bahn shares her thoughts from Compliance Week’s first Career Day, which she kicked off with a keynote on cultivating self-awareness.
Best practices for navigating political discussions among coworkers
It’s not realistic to outright ban talk of politics with coworkers, but in today’s polarized climate it’s smart to set policies and educate employees about lines that should not be crossed.
What’s your worth? Succeeding in compliance pay negotiations
Whether you are asking for a pay raise in your current role or negotiating compensation in a new role, executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn offers tips to help ensure you are paid equitably for the work you do and value you bring to your organization.
Five ways the pandemic has changed compliance—perhaps permanently
It’s a good thing you’re all experts in partnering for change, as more than 3 in 4 of you think COVID-19 will have a permanent impact on some compliance functions.
Ask Amii mailbag: What to do when back-to-work guidance falls to you
Executive coach Amii-Barnard Bahn offers some tips for when your compliance title morphs into “Chief Public Health Officer,” plus ways to highlight the compliance function at your company and more.
Ask Amii mailbag: Five strategies for maximizing virtual communication
Executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn provides guidance on how compliance practitioners can best have the tough conversations they need to have in a virtual environment.
Special report: Leadership in a time of unpredictable change
Executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn reveals five tips for instilling compliance and ethics throughout the organization in times of uncertainty.
Ask Amii coronavirus mailbag: How prepared can you be for the unknown?
In this special edition of the Ask Amii Mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn answers questions on tackling the uncharted territory of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ask Amii mailbag: How to push for greater say at your company
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag provides guidance on getting compliance more involved in conversations with key decision makers. Amii also gives her thoughts on when the time is right to change careers.
Ask Amii mailbag: Your reputation, employee relations, and more
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag answers queries on how to protect your reputation when your leaders break the rules; Amii also shares her perspective from the trenches on toiling as the ethical employee.
Special report: Compliance training
If you’re worried about whether your curriculum is truly effective, start with 10 tips from CW columnist Amii Barnard-Bahn on how to take compliance training to the next level.
Ask Amii mailbag: TPRM from a third-party perspective
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag analyzes a case of a third party’s recommendation being ignored and offers tips on when it’s the right time to change career paths.
Ask Amii mailbag: 8 tips for workplace time management
Too many meetings, too little time? In the latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag, executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn offers tips on how to reset your corporate calendar and better prioritize your time.
Ask Amii mailbag: What makes a champion of culture?
In the latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag, executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn offers a checklist for measuring ethical culture, three guideposts for promoting culture at a startup, and her take on getting the right mix of in-person and virtual trainings.
Ask Amii mailbag: Steps to encourage employees to speak up
This edition of the Ask Amii mailbag offers tips on how to ensure your employees feel safe blowing the whistle, suggestions for encouraging collaboration, and advice for data managers on how to manage data ethically and responsibly in a segmented firm.
Ask Amii mailbag: Using compliance skill sets to influence operations
In this “Ask Amii” mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn discusses the pros and cons of outsourcing compliance, breaking tough news to business partners, and how to transfer compliance skills out of finance.