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Heartfelt Risk Lessons From an Authoritarian Piano Teacher

By Christy Grano If you learned to play a musical instrument as a child, like I did, then you may agree that music appreciation does not always happen in the first few lessons. How many of us wish that our 10-year-old selves had recognized the magic of musical expression, rather than avoided practice? Like many … Continued

Running Successful Risk Workshops

Attend this webinar to learn top tips for an engaging risk workshop, based on 20 years of conducting hundreds of NRMC workshops and trainings. Whether your workshops sessions are dazzling or dragging, we hope this webinar will provide everything you need so that your attendees will walk away feeling informed and refreshed. HANDOUT – Running … Continued

Risking It All to Save the World: An Analysis of Risk Management Practice and Risk Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

The risk management discipline continues to evolve and gain traction across the nonprofit sector, with organizational leaders recognizing risk management as a mechanism for loss prevention, quality improvement, informed decision-making, and mission advancement. Using results of two recent surveys conducted by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to enhancing risk management … Continued

Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change

Elastic, by Leonard Mlodinow, is available from Amazon and other booksellers. The NRMC team is pleased to feature this book review from Felix Kloman, a former member of our board and long-time student of the discipline of risk management. A graduate of Princeton University in 1955, he served two years in the U. S. Navy, joined … Continued

Get Fresh: How to Solve Wicked Problems by Scrapping Sameness

“Problems cannot be solved by thinking within the framework in which they were created.” – Albert Einstein by Melanie Lockwood Herman This week I’ve been reading Sticky Wisdom: How to Start a Creative Revolution at Work. The first chapter of the book explores what the authors refer to as “the first law of creativity.” The … Continued

Events

December 8, 2016

Augusta, ME

Maine Association of Non Profits, Camp Finance

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Nonprofit Boards and Risk Oversight” and “Risk Keeping You Awake? Get More Sleep with the Risk Bow Tie Technique”

February 11, 2016

Webinar

Webinar for Michigan Community Action Partnership

“Top 10 Risks Facing CAP Agencies”

April 15, 2016

Austin, TX

Austin Community College, Center for Nonprofit Studies

“Nonprofit Certificate Session”