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Redundancy to Reduce Rattle

By Whitney Claire Thomey Being faced with our own personal mortality or the inevitability of losing a valued team member can feel paralyzing. Although uncertainty often inspires worry, there is one ‘risk’ about which you can be absolutely certain; everyone leaves eventually. I remember the day my grandfather walked in and proudly announced that he … Continued

Resources

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

2020 Risk Forecast: Risk Trends Facing Nonprofits

The jovial celebration of each passing year also ushers in a sense of unease and uncertainty: what will we face next? In 2020, nonprofit teams face new risks brought on by global megatrends as well as a few familiar risks that continue to morph and present new challenges. The NRMC team anticipates these risk trends … Continued

The Most Important Skill for Risk Leaders? Guess Again. . .

“Almost all of us have some kind of communication problem that we don’t know we have.” – Alan Alda By Melanie Lockwood Herman I’ve just finished reading Alan Alda’s fascinating book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? I’m feeling fortunate to have chosen this title to read on the … Continued

Events

August 11, 2020

webinar

Communities In Schools

“Safety First: Infusing Our New Normal with Proper Protections”

July 13, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

“All Aboard? Employment Challenges and Opportunities with Your Returning Workforce”

December 2, 2020

virtual conference

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement – 2020 Fall Conference

“Taking the High Road: How to Manage Human Resource Risks”

June 17, 2020

webinar

GCAA Training & Technical Assistance Institute

“Employment Practices Litigation: Lessons for Nonprofit Employers”

April 14, 2020

webinar

GCAA T&TA Institute

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