November 30, 2017
Explore this RISK eNewsletter filled with risk leadership resources
What Star Trek Taught Me about Risk Leadership
There’s not exactly a Starfleet Academy for nonprofit risk professionals, like in the beloved television and film series, Star Trek. So how will you know when you reach the status of a commissioned officer, ready to traverse the stars in pursuit of knowledge… or the status of a Risk Champion, ready to traverse the realm of nonprofit stewardship in search of mission advancement?
Learn about risk leadership from nine poignant Star Trek quotes.
The Garden of Risk Oversight: Positioning the Board to Cultivate Strategic Risk-Taking
Strategic risks are like a garden: if properly tended to, they will grow to fruition and advance a nonprofit’s mission. To nurture desired outcomes of strategy, boards must fulfill the duty of risk oversight; if this key duty is discharged, boards have the power to cultivate informed strategic risk-taking that will help a nonprofit’s mission flourish.
Engage your board in risk oversight.
View our infographic of five books we recommend to inspire risk leaders.
What’s in a Word? Risk Management Leaders as Mission Champions
Read why language might influence how your peers perceive you as a risk management leader.
Structuring Your Risk Management Function
Learn to design a durable risk management function that suits the structure of your nonprofit, or read practical tips for starting up a risk committee.
Want to become a world-class risk champion? Contact the Nonprofit Risk Management Center team to explore our risk leadership resources and coaching services: firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.777.3504.