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


A Happier Hybrid: Managing The Risks of Hybrid Work

By Rachel Sams You likely worry about how hybrid work affects your nonprofit‘s employees. Then you probably get pulled right into the day’s crises or priority tasks. Crafting a smart hybrid work approach that fits your nonprofit sounds daunting. But excluding digital security, the big challenges of hybrid work center around office culture, productivity, and … Continued

Fusion or Confusion? Managing Hybrid Team Risk

HANDOUT – Fusion or Confusion – Managing Hybrid Team Risk – MARCH 2022

Managing Risks and Reaping the Rewards of Remote Teams

By Whitney Claire Thomey Remote work—a facet of the working landscape for three-plus decades—quickly became the default construct for businesses and nonprofits alike in 2020. In short order, leaders across the nonprofit sector learned that remote work was not only possible but also practical at a fantastic scale. Experience corroborated what the research indicated—many people … Continued

Word to the Wise: Three Phases of Executive Succession

By Don Tebbe, Author, Speaker, & Consultant ( Don Tebbe is an experienced advisor to nonprofits on CEO transition and leadership succession. For over 25 years, he has specialized as an executive succession consultant, helping hundreds of nonprofit leaders plan for and manage their departures. Mr. Tebbe shared his thoughts and insights on the biggest … Continued


September 16, 2022


NeighborWorks America

“Fusion or Confusion? Managing Hybrid Team Risk”

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NeighborWorks America

“How to Reimagine and Re-engineer Staff Recruitment and Retention”

July 26, 2022


NeighborWorks America

“Fearless HR: How to Reinvent Recruitment, Retention and Employee Engagement”

June 2, 2022


Georgia Community Action Association

“Fearless HR: How to Reinvent Recruitment, Retention, and Employee Engagement in a Post Pandemic World”