How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer- Media Kit

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Product Specs:

TITLE: How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer
AUTHOR: Kristy Grant-Hart
PUBLISHER: Brentham House Publishing Company
DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 4, 2016
RETAIL PRICE: $15.99 US (Softcover), £9.99 UK (Softcover)
ISBN-13: 978-09934788-0-2 (Softcover)
ISBN-13: 978-09934788-1-9 (Electronic Edition)
PAGES: 152
 

Sales Copy

Shortform Copy for Blurbs:

How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer teaches compliance profesionals the secrets of influence, persuasion and motivation so they can become in-demand business assets. This book is a powerful guide to help practitioners move from the check-the-box mentality of a paper program worker to become a dynamic business leader.

Longform Copy for newsletters, email campaigns, blog posts etc.:

How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer teaches compliance profesionals the secrets of influence, persuasion and motivation so they can become in-demand business assets.  This book is a powerful guide to help practitioners move from the check-the-box mentality of a paper program worker to become a dynamic business leader.

Roy Snell, the CEO of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics raved, "Kristy Grant-Hart infectiously describes the missing link in the compliance profession - interpersonal skills and influence. If you are or want to be a successful compliance professional - this book is invaluable."

In a world full of corporate scandal and personal liability for compliance failures, the job of compliance officers is harder than ever.  To be successful today, compliance officers are required to emotionally connect to the business leaders and use their influence to help the business to succeed.  Kristy Grant-Hart teaches specific, actionable tips to help compliance professionals to become critical, trusted members of the business. 
 

Bios and About the Author

2-line bio:
Kristy Grant-Hart is an expert at making compliance officers in-demand business assets.  She’s an an author, internationally-acclaimedspeaker and professor of Global Compliance and Ethics at Delaware School of Law, Widener University.

Short Bio:
Kristy Grant-Hart is an expert at making compliance officers in-demand business assets.  She's the author of the book "How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer" and the "Wildly STRATEGIC Compliance Officer Workbook."  She's the CEO of Spark Compliance Consulting, and has served as adjunct professor at Delaware School of Law, Widener University.  Previously Ms. Grant-Hart was the Chief Compliance Officer at United International Pictures.  She can be found at www.ComplianceKristy.com, KristyGH@SparkCompliance.com. 

Medium Bio:
Kristy Grant-Hart the author ofthe book "How to be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer" and the "Wildly STRATEGIC Compliance Officer Workbook."  She is the CEO of Spark Compliance Consulting and a former professor at Widener University, Delaware School of Law teaching Global Compliance and Ethics.  She's been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Compliance Week, and on the cover of Compliance and Ethics Professional Magazine.  Before launching Spark Compliance, Ms. Grant-Hart was the Chief Compliance Officer at United International Pictures, the joint distribution company for Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures in 65+ countries. 

Kristy is an American living in London with her British husband Jonathan and her two Californian rescue dogs, Samuel and Mr. Fox.  She can be found at www.ComplianceKristy.com, KristyGH@SparkCompliance.com. 

Long Bio:
Kristy Grant-Hart is an expert at transforming compliance officers into in-demand business assets.  She's the author of the book, "How to be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer" and the "Wildly STRATEGIC Compliance Officer Workbook."  She's the CEO of Spark Compliance Consulting, the London and Los Angeles-based consulting firm shortlisted for Compliance Consulting Team of the Year at the 2016 Women in Compliance Awards.  She's been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Compliance Week, and on the cover of Compliance and Ethics Professional Magazine.  She is also a former professor at Delaware School of Law, Widener University, teaching Global Compliance and Ethics to Masters of Jurisprudence students. 

Before launching Spark Compliance, Ms. Grant-Hart was the Chief Compliance Officer at United International Pictures, the joint distribution company for Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures in 65+ countries.  Ms. Grant-Hart was shortlisted for the 2015 Chief Compliance Officer of the Year award at the Women in Compliance awards. 

Ms. Grant-Hart began her legal career at the international law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she worked in the firm’s Los Angeles and London offices. While at Gibson Dunn, her team was nominated for Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year at Thomson Reuter’s Compliance Awards. She is an experienced international conference speaker, and has published articles in magazines and trade publications in the United States and Europe on anti-bribery topics and on data privacy and data transfer between the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union. She has advised Fortune 500 companies on international compliance, and created and revamped compliance programs for major companies in Europe and the United States. 

Ms. Grant-Hart is an American living in London with her British husband Jonathan and her two California rescue dogs, Samuel and Mr. Fox. Before she was a lawyer, Ms. Grant-Hart worked in Hollywood and was a member of the Screen Actors’ Guild. She can be found at www.compliancekristy.com, kristygh@sparksompliance.com. 

Speaker Introduction:
Kristy Grant-Hart is an an expert at making compliance officers in-demand business assets.  She's the author of the highly-acclaimed book, “How to be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer” and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Compliance Week, and on the cover of Compliance and Ethics Professional Magazine. She is CEO of Spark Compliance Consulting, andprofessor at Delaware School of Law, Widener University, teaching Global Compliance and Ethics. 

Before launching Spark Compliance, Ms. Grant-Hart was the Chief Compliance Officer at United International Pictures, the joint distribution company for Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures in 65+ countries, where she was shortlisted for the 2015 Chief Compliance Officer of the Year at the Women in Compliance Awards. Please welcome Kristy Grant-Hart.


5 Fun Facts About the Author: 

  1. I provided temporary foster care and training to 18 abandoned or abused dogs for the Dogs Without Borders rescue group in California.
  2. Before I became a lawyer I worked as an actor. I was on an episode of “Unsolved Mysteries” and danced in a commercial for E-Bay.
  3. I’m a dual citizen, as I was born to American parents in Montreal, Canada.
  4. If I were stranded on a desert island and could only have one food, I’d choose popcorn.
  5. I love to travel and have now been to six of the seven continents. I’ve visited nearly 60 countries. Italy, Australia and Indonesia are my favourite (so far).
     

Sample Interview Questions

  1. Why did you write How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer?
  2. Why do you think compliance officers need to learn about persuasion and motivation in order to be business assets for the company?
  3. In the book, you say "you must become human to the business in order to be Wildly Effective." Why do you feel that way?
  4. What's the most important thing readers will learn from How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer?
  5. People listening to this often struggle with difficult bosses who either don’t care about, or are antagonistic to, the compliance department. What's your best advice on how they can deal with that?
  6. How did you discover these techniques?  
  7. What is your favorite odd tip from the book?
  8. You say there are four primary motivators that compliance officers can use during training.  What do you mean by that?
  9. What can companies do to ensure their compliance departments are as effective as they can be?
  10. Where can we buy the book? 
     

Sample Chapter

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