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The Ethical Leader

The Ethical Leader

By Yan Tougas
In this podcast, we explore the daily work of ethics and compliance professionals and how they strive to maintain a healthy corporate culture in their organization.
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Speed = Value
The speed at which information travels tells you the value of that information for the organization.
May 28, 2019
Ep. 16 - Welcoming new employees
If you lead a group, department, or function, consider inviting every new employee to meet with you in person soon after they join. The benefits for you, them, and the organization can be significant.
January 17, 2019
Ep. 15 - Vulnerability: an essential ingredient of the speak-up culture
Want your employees to have the courage to speak up? Consider showing your own vulnerability.
October 31, 2018
Episode 14 - Giving - An ethical scale
Should companies ask their employees and suppliers to give to charity?
September 05, 2018
Episode 13 - Bullying
In this episode, I share my answer to a colleague who asked me what could be done to address bullying in the workplace.
June 27, 2018
A practical approach to ethical leadership
Being an ethical leader is not as difficult as it may sound. In this episode, I share a simple process to produce immediate results.
February 28, 2018
I\u2019ve decided to reboot the podcast and try something with a different sound. This is the trailer. New episodes coming soon.
February 17, 2018
Ep. 10 - Go talk to the ECO
Ethics and compliance officers should not let managers avoid their responsibility of owning ethics and compliance.
December 07, 2017
Ep. 9 - Culture and habits
Culture is an outcome of our habits. So what\u2019s the best way of changing our culture?
October 19, 2017
Ep. 8 - Al Capone and cover-up
We\u2019ve heard it before: it\u2019s not the crime, it\u2019s the cover-up.
October 17, 2017
Ep. 7 - Reserving judgment
Being judgmental is rarely helpful and should especially be avoided when interviewing employees during an investigation.
September 28, 2017
Ep. 6 - Sell to the sellable
Good sales people focus their efforts on those who are willing to buy. How does this apply to ethics & compliance officers selling the importance of an ethical culture?
August 18, 2017
Ep. 5 - Assume, unexpectedly
Most people are good but most will compromise their standards. Can you hold these two ideas in your mind at the same time?
August 17, 2017
Ep. 4 - Are you selling or serving?
The best salespeople truly believe in what they sell and buyers feel privileged by the opportunity to buy. As an ethics & compliance officer, is the business willing to buy from you?
August 15, 2017
Ep. 3 - Strength in diversity
My thoughts on why a team of male-only engineers doesn't make any sense.
August 08, 2017
Ep. 2 - CEO's Daily Brief
If the President of the United States gets a daily briefing on matters of national security, why are most CEOs not briefed daily on matters of corporate ethics?
August 07, 2017
Ep. 1 - Soft drip or big boom?
A drip approach to the launch of a Code of Ethics
July 21, 2017