This has to be one of the truly great stories of culture building in a business. Years before taking on his role as US Secretary of the Treasury, Paul O’Neill accepted the role of CEO at aluminum producer, Alcoa. Before assuming his duties, he had three months to think about what he wanted to do […]
While walking to pick up a cup of coffee today, I stumbled upon my county’s annual pre-Juneteenthceremony. For those getting up to speed on Juneteenth: President Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation onJanuary 1, 1863 that freed the enslaved African Americans in the Confederate states. But it wasn’t untilUnion General Gordon Granger entered Galveston, Texas and issued […]
With the US election season ending this week, we now return to our regularly-scheduled programming—or, in other words, back to work. Or do we? In fact, after the election is over and leaders are chosen, heated discussions about politics don’t necessarily end. It’s true that leaders have an outsized influence on the tone of a […]
New DOJ Antitrust Guidelines on Corporate Compliance Programs On homage to Sonny & Cher’s anthem to continuing change, let’s look at some new and some updated expectations in the new DOJ Antitrust Division’s July release of its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations. The Antitrust compliance guidelines reinforce the DOJ’s updated guidelines […]
Overview: A recent European court ruling on handling of EU citizen personal information now challenges non-European businesses, especially those in the US, on maintaining compliance with the GDPR, given US government access to this data.
Like everyone in America – even around the world – we at Syntrio have been humbled by recent protests regarding racial injustice and inequality.
The federal government and each state is providing guidance about how businesses and consumers can re-enter public life more safely, given that any level of interactions can still create some risk of transmitting the COVID-19 virus.
An apt expression for the US Department of Justice’s release on June 1 of its (again) updated Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs publication.
Preparing and Managing for Organizational Uncertainty The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted us. We face uncertainty about our work and personal lives. We’re unsure of what headlines and authorities to believe and trust. We don’t know when we should go back to work, begin shopping, start dining out, or again socialize. We don’t know whether it’s […]
Pandemics are not normal. Working, as part of a purposeful life, is normal. Calm, organization, and self-discipline help to tether us in unexpected times. Follow these tips to succeed while working remotely.