Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
One of my favorite pastimes at the end of the year is perusing retrospective reviews of noteworthy and historical events from the prior 12 months. Even back when I was in elementary school, I loved to review the various Top 10 lists on television and radio (the internet was not quite a thing yet)...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
To say that this year has felt like something of a blur is an understatement. Our 2020 lives have a pre-pandemic and post-pandemic line of demarcation. Working remotely while maintaining a vibrant restructuring practice has certainly been a challenge. It has also presented many meaningful...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
Remember when you sat through a conference session or read an article about managing disruption? Maybe you read in this very magazine about the impact of disruption and how it related to business planning, operations, and turnarounds. Before COVID, our understanding of disruption and its management...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
Over the past several months we have experienced an unprecedented, albeit not unexpected, increased level of activity in the turnaround and restructuring space. With Chapter 11 filings occurring in an ever-increasing wave, and business liquidity challenges mounting, uncertainty and flexibility have...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
If there are overused words and phrases for 2020, they are understandably “new normal,” “pivot,” and “uncertain.” If you are looking for alternatives to “uncertain,” I suggest the following substitutes: unsettled, unresolved, unsure, unpredictable, and, my personal favorites, irregular, hairy, and...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
I am writing this article as I stare out over my backyard, having spent, yet again, another day working diligently from my home office. Despite being at home now for almost six weeks, the ongoing “new normal” of home quarantine doesn’t really feel so normal, and I hope for all of us that it never...
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Life is predictably unpredictable. We have all been reminded of this in the last few weeks and months in connection with the looming global pandemic. Just typing that sentence is a surreal experience. As I write this, the coronavirus—officially named SARS-CoV-2, with its disease being named COVID-...
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As TMA Global president last year, one of my primary goals was to lead TMA to a place where it would be more forward-facing. To that end we set out to raise the profile of the organization both in North America and internationally. Now, as TMA Global chair, I have established the goal of...
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It is with great excitement, and candidly some trepidation, that I assume the position of TMA Global President for 2020. A long line of fantastic people have held this position, and I want to thank each of them for the work they put in to give us all a TMA that is healthier, more vibrant, and...
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I am writing this article while en route to Paris to attend TMA European chapter leaders’ meetings and the TMA UK Annual Conference in London. The uninterrupted time on my flight has given me an opportunity to reflect on the enriching experiences I have had this year proudly serving as TMA Global...