Category: Compliance Career Advice

Conundrum: You’re Only Kinda In Charge…

There is a compliance-related area that is simply not in the Compliance department’s remit. Except it is. Sort of. As in, you have some responsibility or oversight responsibilities, but you don’t own the area. How do you manage this successfully?

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The Power of the Fake Commute

Have you ever heard of a fake commute?

Neither had I until last week during the opening keynote of the SCCE conference in Phoenix. In it, Dr. Aditi Nerurkar from Harvard Medical School talked about the effects of burnout in the post-pandemic age, and how to combat the challenges so many of us face in our hybrid or work-from-home environments.

Her advice? Use rituals and a fake commute.

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Are you (or your program) memorable?

Right now, I’m traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix for the SCCE’s annual conference. I’m leading a panel session on Tuesday, and I want it to be memorable. In truth, I want to be memorable too. But how do I stack the deck in my favor?

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Compliance Champions? Yes please – but what’s best? Part I

Who doesn’t love the idea of having an expanded reach?

Having people showing up throughout the organization holding the banner of compliance? Keeping you informed as they act as the eyes and ears on the ground in a way impossible for your valiant team (perhaps, your team of one)?

Compliance Champions are a great way to make all of this happen.

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About Unicorns

This is a guest blog by Ellen Hunt, Spark Compliance Principal Consultant and Advisor. I am often asked if someone needs to have a law

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