Category: Compliance Career Advice

Category: Compliance Career Advice

Book alert for Adam Balfour's new book Compliance for Humans

New Book Alert! Adam Balfour on Compliance for Humans

Adam Balfour is a rising star in the compliance and ethics profession. His new book, Ethics & Compliance for Humans was just published, and it is a great read.

I recently saw Adam at the SCCE conference in Chicago and it was so great to catch up. Here’s the latest on his book with some great advice for making your compliance program the best it can be.

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Being a Compliance Officer is Awesome.

Tom Fox is known as The Voice of Compliance. He’s a font of compliance knowledge, a prolific writer, a thought leader, and co-host of our awesome podcast, Two Gurus Talk Compliance. He also happens to be the author of a fantastic children’s book.

I sat down with Tom to talk about his book called “Being a Compliance Officer is Awesome.”

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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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