Ask Amii Mailbag

Executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn responds to your anonymous questions on some of the grayer areas compliance officers face, such as culture, hiring, training, and ethics. Click here to submit your own for inclusion in our next edition.

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Ask Amii mailbag: What to do when back-to-work guidance falls to you

2020-07-02T12:50:00+01:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: Five strategies for maximizing virtual communication

2020-06-23T15:40:00+01:00

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.

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Ask Amii coronavirus mailbag: How prepared can you be for the unknown?

2020-04-03T15:53:00+01:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: How to push for greater say at your company

2020-03-19T16:05:00+00:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: Your reputation, employee relations, and more

2020-03-11T16:34:00+00:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: TPRM from a third-party perspective

2019-12-20T19:47:00+00:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: 8 tips for workplace time management

2019-12-10T17:26:00+00:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: What makes a champion of culture?

2019-11-14T15:41:00+00:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: Steps to encourage employees to speak up

2019-11-05T17:43:00+00:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: Using compliance skill sets to influence operations

2019-10-22T17:11:00+01:00

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.

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Ask Amii mailbag: Keeping up with AI, global compliance norms

2019-10-09T14:59:00+01:00

In this “Ask Amii” monthly mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn explores the future of compliance and best practices for establishing your program in a non-U.S. domain.

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Ask Amii mailbag: People skills, diverse backgrounds add to CCO role

2019-06-25T14:55:00+01:00

In this edition of our compliance advice column, Amii Barnard-Bahn discusses what people skills are necessary to become a truly effective compliance practitioner.

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Ask Amii mailbag: How to break bad news to important people

2019-06-05T19:10:00+01:00

In this edition of our compliance advice column, Amii Barnard-Bahn lays out four guidelines for tough conversations, and a guest expert weighs in on what to do if someone’s holding your data hostage.

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Ask Amii mailbag: Keys to effective, engaging training

2019-04-02T15:13:00+01:00

Executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn tackles your questions on compliance training, conducting an ethics health check, and more.