Stephen Paskoff on Bringing Big Shots Back In Line [Podcast]

compliance, ethics, communication

Big Shots

Stephen Paskoff, President and CEO at Employment Learning Innovations, Inc. and host Kortney Nordrum discuss big shots and how to bring them back in line, including:

  • Why big shots are tolerated;
  • Levels of big shot risk – from unprofessional to illegal;
  • How to hold big shots accountable (along with everyone else);
  • Building an open culture and why it’s important;
  • Why modeling behavior really works (monkey see-monkey do applies to grown ups); and
  • Why none of this counts if you don’t build a business case.

Stephen M. Paskoff, Esq., is the founder, president and CEO of ELI®, a learning and consulting company that teaches and advises on professional workplace conduct, helping clients translate their values into behaviors, increase employee contribution, build respectful and inclusive cultures, and reduce legal and ethical risk. 

Mr. Paskoff is a nationally recognized speaker and author on workplace legal issues. He has written extensively on topics related to workplace compliance and legal issues and how to affect culture change in order to build lawful, professional operations that align with an organization’s mission and values. He has been named the highest-ranking speaker at the national conference of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has been selected to speak at a number of other national conferences including::

The American Bar Association (ABA)
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)
The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA)
The Risk Management Foundation for the Harvard Medical Institutions

In addition, he was the founding Co-Chair of the ABA’s Compliance Training and Communication Subcommittee which explores best practices in training methodology as well as overall strategies for implementing learning and communication plans to maintain corporate compliance. He has served on the Editorial Board of Workforce Management magazine and is a regular contributor to The Conference Board’s Human Capital Exchange.

Stephen Paskoff and ELI have appeared on or been interviewed by a variety of national media outlets, including: ABC’s 20/20, CNBC, Christian Science Monitor, Corporate Legal Times, Corporate University Review, Forbes, Fortune, Fox News, HR Executive Magazine, HR Magazine, HR News, HR Reporter, Inc. Magazine, Industry Week, Workforce Management, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Training Magazine, and USA Today.

He is the author of the book Teaching Big Shots to Behave and Other Human Resource Challenges. In early 2016, his next work Civility Rules will be released.

Prior to establishing ELI® in 1986, Mr. Paskoff was a trial attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a partner in a management law firm. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and is a member of the Pennsylvania and Georgia bars.

You may find Stephen and ELI on the ELI website.


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