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Ring In the New Year with Risk Management Resolutions (Episode 4)

~7.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17 Listen to this podcast to hear inspiring risk management resolutions that your nonprofit can achieve in 2018. Also meet The Risk Jockeys hosts, Melanie Lockwood Herman – Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), and Derek Symer – Principal and Senior Vice President at AHT Insurance. During each … Continued

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Risk Management Activity Planning: How to Get Unstuck after a Risk Assessment

Risk assessment can sometimes be overwhelming, resulting in a lengthy, daunting list of risks that need to be managed. Prioritizing the list of risks is another challenge, often resulting in arbitrary numerical scores. Attend this webinar to simplify your approach to risk assessment, and to focus your energy on implementing risk management activities instead of … Continued

Uncertainty: A New Formula for Crisis

There is a widely held and often repeated chestnut of Far Eastern wisdom that the Chinese word for “crisis” is composed of two seemingly opposite but complimentary characters. Maybe you’ve heard this one? It’s a gnomic gem that is particularly popular among executives and motivational speakers. The adage came into wide circulation after a speech … Continued

Unravel Risk Myths and Mysteries

By Melanie Lockwood Herman A recent conversation reminded me of the tendency to cling to myths and misconceptions about safety and the wide world of risk. Some of the risk-related myths I’ve heard from time to time include: The world is becoming more dangerous: Media reports of violence, tragic accidents, and familiar and less-known health risks … Continued

Person of Interest: Soliciting Insights from Staff In-the-Know

By Erin Gloeckner “It’s better to be interested than interesting.” – Oprah Winfrey  Are you a fan of true crime TV? In a crime drama, “person of interest” refers to an individual who possesses information that is potentially relevant to an investigation. While some persons of interest might come forward themselves, they are often identified … Continued

For the Love of Learning

Learning Lessons from NRMC’s Executive Director NRMC’s Melanie Lockwood Herman was recently inspired to see a consulting client devote a full day for all-staff training on topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to managing up. Melanie is an advocate for lifelong learning and professional development. Look back at some of Melanie’s articles on the topic … Continued