This clip covers general office etiquette for cell phone usage in the workplace, during meetings, etc. (Not to mention appropriate photos/social media postings that involve company business.) What was once considered common courtesy has now become foreign concepts for the digital generation, so it’s important to lay out clear ground rules for employees.

Use this ridiculous PSA from Derek Zoolander to soften up your audience with some laughs before hitting them in a sensitive spot over using their beloved smart phones at work.


What cell phone habit at work annoys you most? Why?

What is the most surprising thing you’ve seen someone do with their phone at work?

How do cell phones help employees conduct business? How do they distract from or hinder business?

What cell phone rules do we have at work? Do people follow them? Why or why not?

What needs to change about your own cell phone usage? How will you make that change?



Bryan Belknap, an award-winning screenwriter and speaker, is Creative Director at Resonate Pictures, which specializes in story-based training and branding films. His new ebook “How to Teach Ethics and Compliance with Hollywood Movie Clips” is available for free download.

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