Not Here: Zero Tolerance for Inappropriate Workplace Conduct

By Melanie Lockwood Herman Last year I attended a leadership conference hosted by Camp Fire, a nonprofit dedicated to helping young people to “find their spark, lift their voices, and discover who they are.” During the opening keynote session, Hal Gregersen, Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center, reminded his audience that “assumptions act as … Continued

Person of Interest: Soliciting Insights from Staff In-the-Know

By Erin Gloeckner “It’s better to be interested than interesting.” – Oprah Winfrey  Are you a fan of true crime TV? In a crime drama, “person of interest” refers to an individual who possesses information that is potentially relevant to an investigation. While some persons of interest might come forward themselves, they are often identified … Continued

Charity Gone Wrong: Unethical & Illegal Conduct

By Erin Gloeckner NRMC team members sometimes field calls from concerned nonprofit staff members, volunteers, board members, and even members of the public, who worry that a cherished nonprofit is involved in unethical or illegal conduct. Oftentimes, the inquiring individuals lack the authority to investigate or resolve the issues they report to us. Some report … Continued

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Explore this RISK eNewsletter filled with some of our most popular issues of Risk Management Essentials (RME), our magazine published three times each year. Visit the RME archive for more issues and articles! Manage Risk with an Eye for Ethics Ethics serves as a foundation for the risk management work initiated by many NRMC clients … Continued


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“Preventing Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Mismanagement”

August 16, 2023


LeadingAge Update Call

“How to Inspire Ethical Leadership and Behavior”

May 18, 2023

Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona LeadingAge

“Hearts and Minds: How to Inspire Ethical Leadership and Behavior” (keynote)

March 20, 2021


USA Archery

“Board Training: Governance Responsibilities, Ethics and Conflicts of Interest”

June 26, 2017

Louisville, KY