Resources

How to Handle the One Thing That’s Certain: Uncertainty

By Rachel Sams What are the big issues your nonprofit’s leaders worry about when they can’t sleep? Racial and social justice? Climate change? Inflation and economic uncertainty? All of the above? Does your nonprofit invest time to talk about these issues and potential ways to address them? Or do leaders move from one pressing day-to-day … Continued

Learning Bites, Courtesy of Shark Week

By Melanie Lockwood Herman A member of my immediate family—who would prefer not to be named (or shamed) in this article—is so fearful of sharks that they find it impossible to consume any of the fascinating programs featured during “Shark Week” on the Discovery Network. I’m the opposite. A global pandemic interrupted my 2020 plans … Continued

For Granted

By Melanie Lockwood Herman During one of my favorite episodes of The West Wing, President Bartlet remarks, “The most costly disruptions always [happen] when something we take completely for granted stops working for a minute.” Risk leaders around the globe continue to champion building resilient systems, support, and strategies. These leaders know that accurately forecasting … Continued

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

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

Events

October 18, 2022

Ashburn, VA

Loudoun Chamber – Nonprofit Initiative

“Reckoning with Risk: Building Resilience and Readiness in a Nonprofit”

September 22, 2022

virtual

Missouri United Methodist Foundation

“Resilient Leadership: A Mission Imperative for Church Leaders”

March 23, 2022

virtual

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Emerging Leaders Training, Part 2”

March 9, 2022

virtual

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Emerging Leaders Training, Part 1”