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NRMC Virtual Conference

“You Too: Workplace Harassment is Real”

Ho Ho Hold On There! Managing Office Party Risks (Episode 3)

~8.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17 Listen to this podcast to learn about office party risk management, including top risks to ward against when planning office holiday parties. Also meet The Risk Jockeys hosts, Melanie Lockwood Herman – Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), and Derek Symer – Principal and Senior Vice President … Continued

Resources

Learn, Adapt, Repeat

“Those at the top of an organization typically used to say that the answer lay in a sound plan. . . The reason for this is the underlying conceit that we can both know the future and master it. That has always been a dubious claim, but in today’s uncertain environment it is patently ridiculous. … Continued

Reduce the Risk of Ridicule

by Melanie Lockwood Herman The topic of psychological safety at work has been of interest to me since I read The Fearless Organization and Teaming, two terrific books by Harvard Business School professor Amy C. Edmondson. Both books present the many relevant reasons why leaders should create environments that are safe for personal risk-taking. I’ve … Continued

Question Everything

“The ability to ask questions is the greatest resource in learning the truth.” – Carl Jung  I’ve just finished reading Questions Are the Answer, by Hal Gregersen. This terrific book has inspired me to scribble more than usual. I’ve been jotting down questions on scraps of paper, adding questions to our staff meeting agendas, and … Continued

Managing Talent Acquisition Risk

Volunteers and staff are the lifeblood of any nonprofit, but they’re not always easy to find! In this workshop NRMC’s Executive Director, Melanie Herman, explains the art and skill of attracting top talent, strategies for managing a talent pipeline, and practical tips for drawing the right people to your organization at the right time. Learn … Continued

Events

July 20, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

“Time to Problem Solve! Managing Risk in the Windy Road to Your New Normal”

July 7, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

“Resilience and Resumption: What You Need to Know and Do to Get Ready for a New Normal”

April 14, 2020

webinar

GCAA T&TA Institute

“Teaming During an Epidemic: How to Keep Remote Teams Motivated, Engaged and Focused”

April 8, 2020

webinar

North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

“Teaming During an Epidemic: How to Keep Remote Teams Motivated, Engaged and Focused”

May 16, 2018

Virtual Conference

Risk Connect

“You Too: Workplace Harassment is Real”