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Gordon Owili, Commercial and Risk Manager, ATCO Australia
Publication Date
06/01/2016
2 pages

Being a leader is a complex role. In this article, in-house counsel can learn many different aspects to leadership and how to integrate those attributes into their own work-style.

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Region: Australia, Global
Audience: Deputy GC
Articles
Author
Sabine Chalmers
Publication Date
10/01/2016

Sabine Chalmers reflects on the importance of leadership in her career and at the ACC board as her term as board chair comes to an end.

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Source: ACC Docket
Author
Mark Roellig
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

In his final Career Path column, Mark Rolleig shares his leadership lessons and rules for career success he’s learned over the years.

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Region: India, United States
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Checklists
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Peter Stark, Peter Barron Stark Companies
Peter Barron Stark Companies is a nationally recognized management consulting firm that, over the past 25 years, has surveyed and trained a quarter of a million managers and employees across a broad range of industries, including legal.
Publication Date
09/11/2019
2 pages

The most effective leaders live and lead with the following extraordinary leadership qualities and behaviors. Do You? As you read through the 10 C’s of great leadership, rate yourself and/or your leadership team on each quality using a scale of 1 – 5, where 1 is least like me or our team, and 5 is very much like me or our team. Identify your lowest-rated competencies, and take action to strengthen your areas for improvement.

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Collection: Leadership Skills
Region: North America
Available On-Demand - Publication Date: 04/15/2020
51 minutes
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Shane Bell, Forensic and Cyber Director of McGrathNicol
Publication Date
01/01/2016
2 pages

Knowing how and when to balance risk and reward is a skill necessary for in-house counsel to master. In order to achieve success in today's markets, in-house counsel need to be not only legal savvy leaders but tech savvy leaders too.

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Region: Australia, Global
Audience: Mid-Career
Articles
Author
Whitnie Wiley
Publication Date
07/01/2017

Whitnie Wiley discusses the importance of making a plan for our careers to achieve our goals.

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Source: ACC Docket
Source
Publication Date
04/13/2015
ACC Singapore held an exclusive leadership roundtable discussion on "Managing Regulatory Risks in Asia."
Source
Publication Date
12/24/2019
Habits to help you stay graceful under pressure.
Source
Publication Date
03/07/2020
Hiring diverse candidates is only the first step of an inclusive workforce.
Program Materials
Author
David Nadig, Ernest Tuckett
Publication Date
09/21/2015

This discussion surrounding in-house counsel as trusted business advisors rests on one key presupposition: that in-house counsel possess and exhibit strong leadership skills. Because not everyone is a natural-born leader, it is important to consider what it takes to lead well and motivate others to follow you. Successful in-house leaders will explore key areas of focus, including how to set a vision and obtain buy-in, lead in tough times, be an effective influencer, share good and bad news, and more.

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Interest Area: Law Department Management
Source: Meetings
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Mark Roellig
Publication Date
05/01/2018

Being an effective leader isn't about posters, slogans, memos, PowerPoints, or speeches. Your actions must be consistent with what you believe.

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Source: ACC Docket
Collection: Leadership Skills
Articles
Author
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Michael Sanger
Publication Date
05/06/2016

This article is about cross-cultural management.

Source
Publication Date
12/05/2017
The interactive dinner provided an opportunity to discuss the current and future legal issues in the Middle East.
Articles
Author
Lea Ann King, Megan Belcher, and Miriam Frank
Publication Date
07/01/2017

The in-house journey rarely follows a straight path. Regardless of what lies ahead, remember that a career transition is simply an opportunity to bring visibility to your strengths, and an essential step on the pathway to leadership.

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Source: ACC Docket
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ACC President & CEO Veta T. Richardson and Director of Advocacy and Public Policy Mary Blatch
Publication Date
10/03/2017
13 pages

When the general counsel has a seat at the chief executive’s leadership table, it sends a signal to the company’s stakeholders (internal and external) that ethics, compliance, and other legal risk considerations are a top priority of the company. This resource outlines why the general counsel should be a key ally and partner in establishing a corporate culture.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Collection: Leadership Skills
Region: United States
Audience: CLO / GC
Author
Mark Roellig
Publication Date
07/01/2019
4 pages

Research shows that highly engaged teams significantly outperformed those in the bottom quartile. Here’s how to increase collaboration and find the leaders who will drive the cause.

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Collection: Leadership Skills
Articles
Author
Megan Belcher, Kathleen Edmond, and Kim Yapchai
Publication Date
01/01/2018

In February 2017, ride-sharing service Uber entered into a compliance crisis after a female engineer authored a viral blog post alleging harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. In response, the company implemented a rigorous compliance investigation and shared a report of those findings with the public. Here are the key takeaways.

Resource Details
Source: ACC Docket
Collection: Leadership Skills
Region: United States
Author
Veta T. Richardson, ACC President and CEO, and Mary Blatch, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy
Publication Date
01/01/2017
15 pages

This white paper explores how the GC can be leveraged as a corporate culture influencer, and how their standing and stature vis-à-vis the CEO and other C-suite executives should be a topic of board inquiry.

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Region: Global
Program Materials
Author
Martín Castro, Adrian Morris, Saswata Mukherjee, Mathias Schulze Steinen, Liz Walker
Publication Date
07/08/2016

The expectations on Legal teams have changed dramatically over the last decade. From protecting reputation and delivering meaningful compliance programmes through to creating competitive advantage and driving efficiency through innovation. How can legal leaders create the dynamic for their teams to deliver across such a challenging landscape. Our panelists will discuss a range of experience that can deliver lasting strategic benefits and influence cultural change.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Source: Meetings
Source
Publication Date
06/03/2015
The ACC St. Louis Chapter hosted a Diversity Leadership Training event entitled “Becoming Part of the Solution: Leading your Company to a Better Place in Racial Diversity & Cultural Competence” at Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis, MO.
Source
Publication Date
06/06/2017
To rise the ranks of lieutenant commander, Claire Huffstetler embodied the tenacity of the feisty honey badger.
Source
Publication Date
04/04/2017
Ben Heineman, former SVP and GC of GE, talks with ACC Docket’s editor in chief about his upcoming keynote address at the ACC General Counsel Summit.
Source
Publication Date
09/27/2017
UAE leadership is lacking female representation, but the country is making great strides to close the gender gap.
Source
Publication Date
02/12/2018
AIG's Lucy Fato has spent nearly 25 years navigating challenging legal and regulatory environments.
Source
Publication Date
09/07/2018
Two hundred high-level professionals attend the event held at the United Nations in New York City.
Source
Publication Date
07/16/2019
Be the best leader you can be — without going through Hell Week.
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