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Ring In the New Year with Risk Management Resolutions (Episode 4)

~7.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17 Listen to this podcast to hear inspiring risk management resolutions that your nonprofit can achieve in 2018. 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 at AHT Insurance. During each … Continued

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Fuzzy Futures: Managing Uncertainty with Scenario Planning

Events like the COVID-19 pandemic provide sobering wake-up calls to nonprofit leaders, who must execute their missions today and tomorrow despite unnervingly uncertain futures. To better prepare for surviving unpredictable, unthinkable events or futures far from today’s reality, watch this webinar to learn about the art of scenario planning. Leave the webinar with a basic … Continued

Learn How to Learn This Week (and Beyond)

By Melanie Lockwood Herman At NRMC, a typical week involves client presentations, custom webinars, and team huddles to discuss upcoming deadlines and deliverables. However, amid the rush of meetings and presentations, everyone on the NRMC team carves out time and looks or natural learning opportunities. This time we devote to learning is vital to our … Continued

Managing Risk & Safety: What’s New and What’s Next?

This webinar explores the changing risk landscape for nonprofit organizations and the risks that arise from our uncertain, evolving circumstances. Learn how to apply lessons from recent experience to your work to infuse a spirit and commitment to safety, resilience, and well-being. The NRMC team will highlight some of our interactive tools and resources that … Continued

Breaking The Silence: Navigating Difficult Topics in the Workplace

This webinar explores the risks associated with uncomfortable conversations, awkward situations, and fear in the workplace. Learn why fear and intimidation reduce motivation and engagement and how building ‘psychological safety’ is key to creating a workplace worthy of your mission. This webinar concludes with practical tips and strategies for anticipating and managing difficult circumstances and … Continued

Round and Round: The Leadership Learning Loop

By Melanie Lockwood Herman This past weekend I listened to a compelling interview with Katlin Smith on the NPR program “How I Built This,” hosted by Guy Raz. Smith founded Simple Mills while working as a management consultant at Deloitte and attending the first year of an MBA program. Per the company’s website, “Simple Mills … Continued