Resources

How To Take More Risks In Your Leadership

By Rachel Sams When I led a newsroom, I learned from staff feedback that my team wanted more support from me. Our news organization had a lot of change initiatives. I spent time with my bosses to understand what changes were coming and plan how the newsroom could cover them. I worked to protect my … Continued

Risk Leadership Life Hacks

by Melanie Lockwood Herman A Google search for the term “life hacks” returns 318 million results. That’s a lot of advice on efficiency whirling around the web! These days, everyone is interested in how to do things better, maximize precious time and resources, and bolster personal and professional efficiency. I recently listened as a leader … Continued

You’re Focused on the Wrong Thing Right Now

Do you frequently struggle to focus on one topic, task, or conversation? Do you sometimes ‘zone out’ during meetings or conversations by checking email? Do you wonder whether colleagues can tell you’re multitasking when you should be paying attention? Have you experienced serious consequences of your failure to focus? (missed appointments, deadlines, broken commitments?) Do … Continued

Risk Roles in a Nonprofit 

By Whitney Claire Thomey Evolution of risk management programs happens in many ways. However, expansion usually involves infusing risk awareness into decision-making and routine activities. Doing so often requires the thoughtful consideration of how new risk-related activities will be dispersed among the team. During the past year, we’ve been asked by several organizations to weigh … Continued

Reimagine Your Risk Roundtable

By Melanie Lockwood Herman During NRMC consulting engagements and conversations with our Affiliate Members, our team often hears about the work and deliberations of risk teams. During the Virtual Risk Summit, I was delighted to join my colleague Ann Terlizzi, Director of Risk Management at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, for a fast-paced session we … Continued

Events

June 21, 2022

virtual

Community Action Partnership of Utah – 2022 Virtual Conference

“Risk Management Trends, Insights, and Imperatives”

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Cohort #2 – Emerging Leaders, Part 2”

April 19, 2022

virtual

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Cohort #2 – Emerging Leaders Training, Part 1”

May 19, 2022

Scottsdale, AZ

LeadingAge Arizona

“Risk Leadership: Inspiring Teams to Embrace and Manage Risk,” and “Inspired Governance: Unleashing Your Board’s Potential”

September 21, 2021

virtual fireside chat

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

“Risk Leadership: Inspiring Teams to Embrace and Manage Risk”