Resources

The Naked Truth: Trust Unites

“The process of building trust takes risk. We start by taking small risks, and if we feel safe, we take bigger risks. Sometimes there are missteps. Then we try again. Until, eventually, we feel we can be completely ourselves.” – Simon Sinek, The Infinite Game By Melanie Lockwood Herman This week I’ve been reflecting on … Continued

Safe and Sound for the Holidays

By Melanie Lockwood Herman and Whitney Claire Thomey This holiday season, nonprofits face conditions unlike any other year. Along with traditional year-end stresses, many face employee relations questions that include nuanced issues related to staff and mission safety. The NRMC team wants to support you as you serve and support your community, whether it’s the … 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

May 16, 2017

Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA

Risk Management Pre-Conference with NPIP at the 2017 Washington State Nonprofit Conference

“Effective Risk Communication,” “Risk Forecasting,” and “Managing Human Resource Risk: Taking the High Road”