CONVERGE19 is in its 4th year of bringing together the world’s leading companies for 2 days of dynamic speakers, thought-provoking breakout sessions, and opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals. You will leave the conference with new resources and best practices allowing you to continue the hard work of driving ethics to the center of your business. In today’s episode I visit with Nicole Pitts, founder of the Ethintegrity about her talk at Converge19, on Effectively Increasing Employee Engagement from ’Shop Floor’ to ’Top Floor’ through Play.

Struggling with employee engagement? In this session, you will learn how to effectively increase employee participation and facilitate discussions on complex ethics topics across cultures and educational levels. This will lead to a better understanding of the compliance program as well as identification & mitigation of risks from all levels of the organization. Explore the benefits of using the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology to promote fruitful discussions to help the individual and the organization embed integrity into daily activities.

For more information on Converge19, click here.

For more information on the Ethintegrity, click here.

Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection – they all take creativity. Join Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman on Creativity and Compliance, part of the Compliance Podcast Network. In this show, we’ll be exploring how creativity affects the world of compliance – the ways we use it, and the surprising impacts it can have on the work we do every day. From ethics to leadership, problem-solving to training – creativity permeates what we do as compliance professionals.  In this podcast we discuss how the use of comedy, humor and creativity can all work to enhance compliance training. Highlights include:

  1. How can you use comedy to communicate compliance?
  2. Why you should use comedy and entertainment to communicate compliance?
  3. What are some examples of blending entertainment with learning and compliance training?
  4. What are some techniques for using comedy to communicate compliance concepts?
  5. What are the pitfalls of using comedy to communicate compliance throughout your organization?
  6. Does comedy work globally…and if so how?
  7. How the use of comedy and humor can bring an emotional connection to compliance training.

Resources:

Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)
Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn)
Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

Learnings & Entertainments (Website)

60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, quick-hitter “commercials” including songs & jingles, video shorts, newsletter graphics & Gifs, and more. Promote integrity, compliance, the Code, the helpline and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.

Workplace Tonight Show! Micro-learning – a library of 1-10-minute trainings and communications wrapped in the style of a late-night variety show, that explains corporate risk topics and why employees should care.

Custom Live & Digital Programing – We’ll develop programming that fits your culture and balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery.

See also, Ronnie’s article on CCI, How Corporations Can Use Comedy and Creativity to Enhance Risk Training

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 2019 BY TOM FOX

In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News:

  • Beijing, er Hong Kong wants to take over the London Stock Exchange. What could go wrong? (NYT)
  • Pots and Kettles, as US tells Switzerland to ramp up oversight on Facebook’s cryptocurrency. (WSJ)
  • Fair Pay to Play? California bill would allow college athletes to benefit from their toils/images. (com)
  • SEC wants to ditch PCAOB member. (MarketWatch)

CONVERGE19 is in its 4th year of bringing together the world’s leading companies for 2 days of dynamic speakers, thought-provoking breakout sessions, and opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals. You will leave the conference with new resources and best practices allowing you to continue the hard work of driving ethics to the center of your business. In today’s episode I visit with Mike Volkov, founder of the Volkov Law Group about his talk at Converge19, the Nuts & Bolts of Sanction Compliance.

It seems like not a week goes by where there is not a headline highlighting a company coming up short with OFAC regulations. Is your compliance program equipped to comply with the US Treasury Department’s new guidance on building an effective sanction compliance program? In this session, one of the top compliance practitioners around, Mike Volkov will provide to you up to date information on the changing regulatory landscape of sanction compliance and how to build an effective sanction compliance program.

For more information on Converge19, click here. For more information on the Volkov Law Group, click here.

Compliance into the Weeds is the only weekly podcast which takes a deep dive into a compliance related topic, literally going into the weeds to more fully explore a subject. In this episode, Matt Kelly and I go into the weeds to explore the President’s recent imbroglio regarding Hurricane Dorian, Alabama and sharpies.
Some of the highlights include:
  • Why was this episode so creepy?
  • What is a Level 5 business leader and why are those traits so valued in business?
  • What would happen if a business leader intentionally misrepresented his company’s products?
  • If you threaten to fire all who disagree with the Leader’s comments, what will it do for the future of the organization?
  • What was the failure of compensating controls?
  • What should a Board of Directors do if a CEO engages in material misrepresentations?
For additional reading see Matt’s blog post, Sharp(ie) Insights in Speak Up Culture, on Radical Compliance.