Resources

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

Turnover Truths and Consequences

By Melanie Lockwood Herman NRMC team members are inclined to describe staff turnover as a reality, not a risk. Why? Because every member of your team will—generally at a time and for reasons beyond your control—resign their position and leave for different, if not greener, pastures. True, some may separate at your behest, and a … Continued

Focus on Residual Resilience, Not Residual Risks

By Melanie Lockwood Herman & Erin Gloeckner What value does your organization derive from risk management? Controlling specific financial losses and harm? Or cultivating a capacity for resilience no matter what losses or liability might arise? Risk management often looks at singular risks inside a vacuum, determining why each risk is bad, how bad, and … Continued

Events

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”

February 9, 2022

virtual

New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation

“You’ve Got This! Engaging Others in Risk Assessment and Risk Management”

March 25, 2021

virtual