Resources

Out of Focus: How Being Less Focused (and More Aware) Pays Off

By Glenn Mott Mindfulness, like it’s complement gratitude, has been much hyped—with good reason. Our underlying mindset and conditioning are nearly invisible to most of us; by itself, the conscious mind is insufficient to get at the deeper mindset. Nonjudgmental, present-moment awareness (aka mindfulness meditation) has been shown to change attitudes, emotional responses, and habitual … Continued

Dampening Drama: Lessons from a Large Family

by Christy Grano I was the oldest of seven siblings, with two military veterans for parents. That’s right, seven kids, just like the Von Trapp family in The Sound of Music. We didn’t march to a whistle or live in a mansion, but efficiency, order, and education were certainly high priorities. Charts mapped out our … Continued

Salient Safety Resources

December 1, 2017 Explore this RISK eNewsletter focused on workplace safety. Whiteboard Wisdom Videos on Workplace Safety The NRMC team recently collaborated with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s Nonprofit Practice to develop a series of Whiteboard Wisdom videos on various workplace safety and risk topics. Watch the Whiteboard Wisdom videos focused on workplace safety: Workplace … Continued

Hitting the Nail on the Head: Prioritizing Safety at Your Nonprofit

By Emily Stumhofer Countless Center consulting clients and Affiliate Members list safety “Safety incidents at a nonprofit can result in the loss of life or permanent injury, plummeting employee morale, reputational damage, insurance claims and costly financial and human resource burdens for the nonprofit.” risks at the top of their concerns. Yet some organizations—especially those … Continued

Lost in Emotion: Managing Workplace Stress and Conflict

July 15, 2015 By Emily Wilson I’ll be the first one to admit it–I’m one of those people who cry at the drop of a hat. Not to mention sad movies and humane society PSAs. According to the research on crying, some people are simply more prone to crying than others. So I was not … Continued