Author Archives: Pamela Hackett Hobson

Sharpening the Saw

This summer we bid farewell to well-known author and businessman, Stephen Covey, who left an enduring legacy with his books and self-help products. Just last year his best selling business book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” was named by Time Magazine as one of “The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books.” Continue reading

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What Keeps Chief Compliance Officers Awake?

As if there weren’t enough regulations keeping CCOs awake at night, key provisions of Part 504 of the Superintendent’s Regulations slated to go into effect April 1, 2017, would require NYDFS regulated institutions to: *Maintain a Transaction Monitoring Program to … Continue reading

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Culture Change That Sticks

Type “organization culture change” into Amazon’s search engine and you will be presented with over 2600 book titles from which to choose. Clearly, this is a topic that continues to resonate with leaders seeking to alter an organization’s deeply entrenched … Continue reading

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Dictionary.com Word of the Day!

Dictionary.com Word of the Day
Friday September 14, 2012

ecru \EK-roo\ , adjective:
1. Very light brown in color, as raw silk, unbleached linen, etc.
noun:
1. An ecru color.
To complete the outfit, she selected an ecru cashmere sweater to drape over her shoulders and tie loosely around her neck.
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Don’t Blink

Don’t Blink   “To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.” Wilson Mizner (1876-1933) “It’s a boy!” Those three magical words changed my life in ways I never could have imagined. Growing up in a home with … Continue reading

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