Setting 2021 Goals, with Booz Allen Hamilton CLO, Nancy J. Laben
Setting 2021 Goals, with Booz Allen Hamilton CLO, Nancy J. Laben (Debbie Epstein Henry, Axiom, December 2020) As budgets contract, workloads expand, and the world continues to grapple with a global pandemic and systemic racism, planning for 2021 is more challenging than ever. Amidst this uncertainty, I had the pleasure of interviewing Nancy J. Laben, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Booz Allen Hamilton, on November 11th, and we explored the topic Setting 2021 Goals While Managing Increased Workloads and Smaller Budgets. Ironically, the first event we did together back in 2015 was titled Risk Taking: It’s Time to Jump in the Pool. Given how apropos risk-taking is today, we revisited that topic and delved into lots of others. Nancy shared thoughtful, actionable ideas. Here are takeaways that can help you and your organization as you plan for 2021.Read more
What Makes A Virtual Lawyer Happy?
What Makes A Virtual Lawyer Happy? (Debbie Epstein Henry, New York Bar Association, September 16, 2020) Prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, most lawyers had not worked exclusively from home. While the newfound family time, flexibility and elimination of long commutes were readily apparent gains of remote work, once the indefinite term of remote work became a reality, it lost its luster for some. Those with space constraints and a less productive work setup at home and those who are compartmentalizers, who like a separate locale for work, were frustrated by the protracted time away from the office.Read more
Effective Networking and Increased Connection in a Remote and Hybrid Workplace
Effective Networking and Increased Connection in a Remote and Hybrid Workplace (Debbie Epstein Henry, Chapter 6, Business Development for a New Legal Ecosystem, Published by ARK Conferences Ltd, a division of Wilmington plc, July 2020)Read more