“Is It Okay If We Laugh?” A Comedy & Compliance Discussion

Aug 25, 2022

In this episode, Tom and Ronnie discuss comedy and compliance and the importance of building the business case for more creative programming.


Tom Fox

Ronnie Feldmen


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About This Episode

In this episode of Creativity and Compliance, Tom and Ronnie discuss comedy and compliance and why its a more effective solution for mitigating risk.

  • Debunking common excuses for trying new things Emoji Request - FacepalmEmoji
    • “We’re a conservative company”
    • “The issues are too important”
    • “This doesn’t fit our culture”
    • “I like it but my boss doesn’t have a sense of humor”
  • Creative, entertaining, playful, programming is more effective…Building the business case:
    • Stands out in a noisy environment
    • Increases airtime and exposure
    • Opens up conversations. Gets people to pay attention and listen
    • Gets others to help carry these important messages forward
    • Makes emotional connections and helps with recall
    • Makes the E&C team more welcoming and approachable
    • Increases the likelihood that employees will speak up to ask questions and report concerns

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