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Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection - they all take creativity. Join your hosts 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.

Creativity and Compliance Tom Fox

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Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection - they all take creativity. Join your hosts 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.

    Enhancing Ethics and Compliance Communications Through Improv

    Enhancing Ethics and Compliance Communications Through Improv

    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 award-winning Compliance Podcast Network.
    Ronnie’s company, Learnings and Entertainment, utilizes the entertainment devices that people use to consume information in their everyday, non-work lives, and apply it to important topics around compliance and ethics. It is not only about being funny. It is about changing the tone of your compliance communications and messaging to make your compliance program, policies and resources more accessible. In this episode of Creativity and Compliance, hosts Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman are joined by special guest Marla Caceres, a seasoned improvisation facilitator, to explore the intersection of improvisation and the ethics compliance community.
    Marla and Ronnie discuss the rich history of Chicago’s improv scene and its influence on communication skills, leadership, and psychological safety. They delve into practical techniques like ‘Yes, And’ and ‘Other-focused Communication’ that can help compliance professionals foster a supportive, trust-based environment. The conversation also covers how improv training can benefit organizational leaders, ethics ambassadors, and employees through low-stakes, fun exercises designed to build deep listening and collaborative skills. With a focus on creating environments where people feel safe to communicate openly, this episode offers valuable insights into using improv to enhance compliance and leadership within organizations.

    Key Highlights:

    The Chicago Improv Connection

    Understanding Improvisation

    Applied Improvisation in Business

    Others-Focused Communication

    Improv Techniques for Compliance

    Psychological Safety and Deep Listening


    Resources:
    Ronnie

    Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)


    Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn) 


    Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

    Learnings & Entertainments (Website)


    Compliance Confessions – inspired by “Mean Tweets” these 90-second commercials address misconceptions and excuses to promote speak up culture and the E&C team as positive and helpful.


    E&C Training Jams – a soulful singer banters with ethics & compliance explaining policies, sharing examples and debunking excuses. 



    Tales from the Hotline – Real speak up-themed stories about workplace behavior gone wrong.


    Workplace Tonight Show! – E&C meets SNL Weekend Update explaining corporate risk topics and why employees should care.


    60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, music and multimedia, quick-hitter “commercials” promoting integrity, compliance, speaking up and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.


    Custom Live & Digital Programing – Custom creative programming that balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery. After all, you can’t bore people into learning.

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    • 39 min
    Using Ethics Ambassadors

    Using Ethics Ambassadors

    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 award-winning Compliance Podcast Network. 
    Ronnie’s company, Learnings and Entertainment, utilizes the entertainment devices that people use to consume information in their everyday, non-work lives, and apply it to important topics around compliance and ethics. It is not only about being funny. It is about changing the tone of your compliance communications and messaging to make your compliance program, policies and resources more accessible. Today Ronnie and Tom consider the use of Ethics Ambassadors in compliance programs. 
    Influence in compliance plays a pivotal role in cultivating an organization's ethical culture and is being increasingly recognized as a crucial aspect of compliance programs. Tom sees this influence proliferating using Ethics Ambassadors within an organization. In his view, these individuals, armed with additional training and resources, can effectively disseminate the message of compliance, thereby enhancing both the compliance function and overall understanding within the organization. Similarly, Ronnie, a proponent of creative compliance training, stresses the significance of these compliance champions in enhancing influence within a company. Feldman suggests employing engaging and entertaining means, such as videos or interactive sessions, to communicate compliance messages, thereby increasing employee engagement and the overall impact of the compliance efforts. Through their experiences and perspectives, both Fox and Feldman highlight the potential of leveraging influence to foster a more ethical and compliant organizational culture.
    Key Highlights
    ·      Compliance Leader through International Employee Engagement
    ·      Ethical Ambassadors Enhancing Compliance Engagement
    ·      Safety Training Cascading from CEO Level
    ·      Ethical Influence: Empowering Employees for Compliance
    Resources:
    Ronnie

    Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)


    Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn) 


    Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

    Learnings & Entertainments (Website)


    Compliance Confessions - inspired by "Mean Tweets" these 90-second commercials address misconceptions and excuses to promote speak up culture and the E&C team as positive and helpful. 


    E&C Training Jams - a soulful singer banters with ethics & compliance explaining policies, sharing examples and debunking excuses. 



    Tales from the Hotline – Real speak up-themed stories about workplace behavior gone wrong.


    Workplace Tonight Show! – E&C meets SNL Weekend Update explaining corporate risk topics and why employees should care.


    60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, music and multimedia, quick-hitter “commercials” promoting integrity, compliance, speaking up and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.


    Custom Live & Digital Programing – Custom creative programming that balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery. After all, you can't bore people into learning.

    Tom
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    • 20 min
    Reels and Shorts

    Reels and Shorts

    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 award-winning Compliance Podcast Network. 
    Ronnie’s company, Learnings and Entertainment, utilizes the entertainment devices that people use to consume information in their everyday, non-work lives, and apply it to important topics around compliance and ethics. It is not only about being funny. It is about changing the tone of your compliance communications and messaging to make your compliance program, policies and resources more accessible. Today Ronnie and Tom consider how Reels and Shorts can be used by compliance for great engagement and compliance communications. 
    In today's digital era, the concept of utilizing social channels for communication is gaining significant momentum. Fox, a strong advocate for the use of social channels, believes in integrating elements of pop culture and millennial trends into corporate communication efforts to ensure the message is not only informative but also entertaining. Such strategies can enhance visibility, influence, and the overall effectiveness of compliance programs. 
    Similarly, Ronnie emphasizes the need to adapt to modern communication trends, such as the use of short, engaging videos akin to those found on platforms like TikTok and YouTube. Incorporating fun and interesting videos into communication strategies can help break down barriers, increase engagement, and ultimately improve the effectiveness of compliance training and messaging. Both these experts highlight the importance of simplifying messages, adding entertainment value, and distributing content in various places to increase visibility and influence within the organization.
    Key Highlights
    ·      Engaging Short Videos for Corporate Communication Strategy
    ·      Engaging Corporate Communications Through Multimedia Tactics
    ·      Engaging Compliance Programs for Organizational Influence
    Resources:
    Ronnie

    Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)


    Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn) 


    Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

    Learnings & Entertainments (Website)


    Compliance Confessions - inspired by "Mean Tweets" these 90-second commercials address misconceptions and excuses to promote speak up culture and the E&C team as positive and helpful. 


    E&C Training Jams - a soulful singer banters with ethics & compliance explaining policies, sharing examples and debunking excuses. 



    Tales from the Hotline – Real speak up-themed stories about workplace behavior gone wrong.


    Workplace Tonight Show! – E&C meets SNL Weekend Update explaining corporate risk topics and why employees should care.


    60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, music and multimedia, quick-hitter “commercials” promoting integrity, compliance, speaking up and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.


    Custom Live & Digital Programing – Custom creative programming that balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery. After all, you can't bore people into learning.


    Tom
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    LinkedIn

    For more information on the Ethico ROI Calculator and a free White Paper on the ROI of Compliance, click here.
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    • 14 min
    Global Engagement Strategies

    Global Engagement Strategies

    Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection all require creativity. Join Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman on Creativity and Compliance, part of the award-winning Compliance Podcast Network.
    Ronnie’s company, Learnings and Entertainment, utilizes the entertainment devices that people use to consume information in their everyday, non-work lives, and apply it to important topics around compliance and ethics. It is not only about being funny. It is about changing the tone of your compliance communications and messaging to make your compliance program, policies, and resources more accessible. Today Ronnie and Tom consider global engagement strategies for a multi-national corporation.
    Global engagement strategies encompass a broad and evolving discipline that requires innovative and adaptive mechanisms to effectively connect with a diverse, multinational workforce. Tom highlights the limitations of a “one size fits all” approach and the importance of incorporating engaging elements such as humor and entertainment in global engagement strategies. His perspective is shaped by the belief that it is more effective to tailor content to specific audiences, thus cultivating a library of diverse and engaging content.
    Ronnie emphasizes the significance of employing a variety of creative and entertaining approaches, including humor, animation, music, and interactive elements. His experiences underline the notion that traditional methods may not always be the most effective and that leveraging different tools, even if it involves taking risks, can lead to a greater understanding and engagement in a global context.
    Key Highlights

    Creative Engagement Techniques for Global Workforce

     Global Resonance: Music in Communication Strategies

    AI-Enabled Multilingual Content Transformation

    AI Subtitling: Cost-Efficient Global Content Localization

    Resources:
    Ronnie

    Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)


    Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn) 


    Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

    Learnings & Entertainments (Website)


    Compliance Confessions - inspired by "Mean Tweets" these 90-second commercials address misconceptions and excuses to promote speak up culture and the E&C team as positive and helpful. 


    E&C Training Jams - a soulful singer banters with ethics & compliance explaining policies, sharing examples and debunking excuses. 



    Tales from the Hotline – Real speak up-themed stories about workplace behavior gone wrong.


    Workplace Tonight Show! – E&C meets SNL Weekend Update explaining corporate risk topics and why employees should care.


    60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, music and multimedia, quick-hitter “commercials” promoting integrity, compliance, speaking up and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.


    Custom Live & Digital Programing – Custom creative programming that balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery. After all, you can't bore people into learning.

    Tom
    Instagram
    Facebook
    YouTube
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    For more information on the Ethico ROI Calculator and a free White Paper on the ROI of Compliance, click here.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 20 min
    Innovative Leader Engagement through Creative Communication

    Innovative Leader Engagement through Creative Communication

    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 award-winning Compliance Podcast Network.
    Ronnie’s company, Learnings and Entertainment, utilizes the entertainment devices that people use to consume information in their everyday, non-work lives and applies them to important topics around compliance and ethics. It is not only about being funny. It is about changing the tone of your compliance communications and messaging to make your compliance program, policies, and resources more accessible.
    Today, Ronnie and Tom consider the role of leadership in fostering a culture of compliance.
    The pivotal role of leadership engagement in fostering a culture of compliance within an organization cannot be overstated. In this context, thought leaders like Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman provide insightful perspectives on the importance of involving and engaging leadership in promoting ethical compliance.
    Fox emphasizes the necessity of personalizing leaders to their employees through open communication, thereby improving corporate culture. He suggests that leaders should share their personal experiences, including ethical dilemmas and decisions they have made in the interest of ethics.
    Feldman brings attention to the importance of leaders actively participating in compliance efforts, especially in large multinational companies. He stresses the need for leaders to be personable and relatable and for integrating ethical leadership training into existing leadership programs.
    Both Fox and Feldman underscore the need for authentic, engaging, and impactful communication strategies to effectively drive the message of compliance and ethical behavior amongst leaders.

    Key Highlights:

    Ethical Message Engagement for Leadership Success

    Innovative Leader Engagement through Creative Communication

    Entertaining Brand-Driven Zoom Talk Shows


    Resources:
    Ronnie

    Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)


    Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn) 


    Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

    Learnings & Entertainments (Website)


    Compliance Confessions – inspired by “Mean Tweets,” these 90-second commercials address misconceptions and excuses to promote speak-up culture and the E&C team as positive and helpful.


    E&C Training Jams – a soulful singer who banters with ethics & compliance explaining policies, sharing examples and debunking excuses. 



    Tales from the Hotline – Real speak-up-themed stories about workplace behavior gone wrong.


    Workplace Tonight Show! – E&C meets SNL Weekend Update, explaining corporate risk topics and why employees should care.


    60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, music and multimedia, quick-hitter “commercials” promoting integrity, compliance, speaking up and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.


    Custom Live & Digital Programing – Custom creative programming that balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery. After all, you can’t bore people into learning.


    Tom
    Instagram
    Facebook
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    Twitter
    LinkedIn

    For more information on the Ethico ROI Calculator and a free White Paper on the ROI of Compliance, click here.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 14 min
    Commercials for Compliance Engagement

    Commercials for Compliance Engagement

    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 award-winning Compliance Podcast Network.
    Ronnie’s company, Learnings and Entertainment, utilizes the entertainment devices people use to consume information in their everyday, non-work lives and applies them to important topics around compliance and ethics. It is not only about being funny. It is about changing the tone of your compliance communications and messaging to make your compliance program, policies, and resources more accessible. Today, Ronnie and Tom consider how TV ads and commercials can be used as a basis for engaging in compliance communications.
    Commercials for Compliance is an innovative approach to using engaging clips to convey important messages about behavior within organizations. Ronnie Feldman is a proponent of the idea and thinks that commercials can make compliance training enjoyable, memorable, and easy to understand. Tom emphasizes the importance of fostering an engaging and memorable user experience that fits seamlessly into an organization’s culture.
    Ronnie points to the effectiveness of commercials in delivering short, entertaining, and positive messages that resonate with employees and are more likely to be remembered. With the perspective that commercials can be used across various platforms, Fox and Feldman encourage organizations to embrace this unique approach to improve visibility, engagement, and understanding of compliance topics.
    Key Highlights:

    Entertaining Compliance Messages through Short Clips

    Embedding Ethical Principles in Business Culture

    Interactive Compliance Messaging for Employee Engagement

    Engaging Compliance Promotion through Creative Methods

    Resources:
    Ronnie

    Ronnie Feldman (LinkedIn)


    Learnings & Entertainments (LinkedIn) 


    Ronnie Feldman (Twitter)

    Learnings & Entertainments (Website)


    Compliance Confessions – Inspired by “Mean Tweets,” these 90-second commercials address misconceptions and excuses to promote the Speak Up culture and the E&C team as positive and helpful.


    E&C Training Jams: a soulful singer who banters with ethics and compliance, explains policies, shares examples, and debunks excuses.


    Tales from the Hotline – Real speak-up-themed stories about workplace behavior gone wrong.


    Workplace Tonight Show! E&C meets SNL Weekend Update to explain corporate risk topics and why employees should care.


    60-Second Communication & Awareness Shorts – A variety of short, customizable, music and multimedia, quick-hitter “commercials” promoting integrity, compliance, speaking up, and the E&C team as helpful advisors and coaches.


    Custom Live & Digital Programing – Custom creative programming that balances the seriousness of the subject matter with a more engaging delivery. After all, you can’t bore people into learning.

    Tom
    Instagram
    Facebook
    YouTube
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    Click here for more information on the Ethico ROI Calculator and a free White Paper on the ROI of Compliance.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 21 min

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