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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

The Resilience Mindset: 7 Musts if Your Mission Matters

By Melanie Lockwood Herman and Whitney Thomey Across the vibrant and diverse nonprofit sector in the U.S. and internationally, leaders and teams are recognizing that we’re not going back. Initial thoughts of returning to a pre-pandemic state are dissipating as we collectively grasp the significant implications of a risk event for which an entire world … Continued

Do This, Not That: 5 Essential Risk Policy Drafting Tips

By Melanie Lockwood Herman This week I’ve been busy helping consulting clients and Affiliate Members make sense of (and hopefully improve!) an array of longstanding risk-themed policies, from employee handbooks to vendor contracts and risk-scoring frameworks. In between writing and re-writing, I was able to finish an insightful book that I mentioned last week, Essentialism: … Continued

Attitude of Gratitude

By Whitney Claire Thomey “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” ― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture Two humble words, “thank you,” have the power to ground us, build us up, and develop deep, meaningful connections. November in the United States is when many people are reminded … Continued

Future Focused: 3 Virtues and Vows

By Melanie Lockwood Herman “But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.” ― Lauren Oliver, Pandemonium This week I’ve been reading the October/November issue of Fast Company. In a piece titled “The … 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

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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

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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”