Category: Professional

Phone a [consulting] friend!

Ever had a leaky pipe and thought you could fix it? Generally, unless you’re a plumber, you can’t fix it, it takes triple the amount of time to do so if you can, or...

Launching the Serious Privacy Podcast

Paul Breitbarth and I are launching the Serious Privacy podcast! Paul and I just met in the past few weeks and I don’t think we actually spent any time one on one. It turns...

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Keeping it Real (current): I’m back

Hello everyone! I am back. I wasn’t sure I would be, but based on comments this week at the Privacy, Security, Risk conference in Austin by IAPP – some people have missed me. I’m...

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How to break into Privacy as a Career

This topic seems to be more important than ever given the global demand (okay, mainly the European demand) for experienced privacy professionals. But how do you get experience if no one will hire you...

“I have a quick question…..” 0

“I have a quick question…..”

The conversation starts with …. I have a quick question..It’s never quick to ask or quick to answer – especially when to really answer the question, more information is required. I should never say...

Explaining “Privacy Attorney” 0

Explaining “Privacy Attorney”

People often ask me what I do as an attorney (disclaimer….I do not take clients, I work for a company). When I say I’,m a privacy attorney, the reactions range from polite confusion to...

“I think I’m Doing Too Much” 0

“I think I’m Doing Too Much”

I think I’m doing too much. My family had never heard me say those words. Never. And I don’t just mean my kids – my mom, everyone/no one. Those who know me might recognize...

ACC WITH: Global Women in Law 0

ACC WITH: Global Women in Law

Tonight, a dream came true. A vision took form. The Association of Corporate Counsel (the organization for in-house attorneys with about 40,000 members worldwide) launched their global initiative supporting women attorneys. It all started...

Why Work in Privacy? 0

Why Work in Privacy?

Often, when asked what I do, the person is totally flummoxed when I respond that I am a privacy attorney. Sometimes, they will even ask Рwhat does that mean? Well, if I said I...

Stretch Yourself 0

Stretch Yourself

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. ~Wayne Dyer Have you ever really thought about what it takes to...

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