Posts

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

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

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

Contentious Conversations: Talking Politics at Work

(download The Political Risk issue of Risk Management Essentials, here.) Is civil discourse creating a toxic environment in your workplace? According to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Politics at Work Survey, deepening divisiveness across party lines is a catalyst for workplace conflict. This often results in lower productivity, employee alienation, poor morale, increased … Continued

Events

July 20, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

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

July 13, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

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

July 7, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

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

December 2, 2020

virtual conference

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement – 2020 Fall Conference

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

May 6, 2020

webinar

North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

“Keep Calm and Carry On: Crisis Communications Tips and Strategies”