November 10, 2010

San Francisco, CA

Governing in a New Era: What’s the Risk? and Top 10 Legal Risks Facing Nonprofit Boards

December 4, 2010

Breckenridge, CO

Youth Protection, “Managing Governance Risks,” and “Top 10 Legal Risks Facing Nonprofits”

March 19, 2010

Seattle, WA

Legal Basics for Non-Lawyers; Volunteer Liability; Culture Change and Risk Management

Charity Gone Wrong: Unethical & Illegal Conduct

By Erin Gloeckner NRMC team members sometimes field calls from concerned nonprofit staff members, volunteers, board members, and even members of the public, who worry that a cherished nonprofit is involved in unethical or illegal conduct. Oftentimes, the inquiring individuals lack the authority to investigate or resolve the issues they report to us. Some report … Continued

Happy Knot: Managing Workplace Culture Risk

By Melanie Lockwood Herman This week I’ve been reading The Economist’s potpourri of prognostications: “The World in 2018.” In his introduction to the publication, editor Daniel Franklin writes that, “It promises to be a nerve-jangling year.” Check! In my recent risk adventures, it seems like many nonprofit leaders are either waiting for the other shoe to … Continued

Risk Management Leaders Must be Unstoppably Optimistic

“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” – Colin Powell By Melanie Lockwood Herman In his article, “How to Lead in 2018,” Fast Company editor Robert Safian beckons his readers to embrace optimistic leadership by staring “unblinkingly at this time of chaos and dig into the difficult work of building a better tomorrow.” Across our work … Continued

Risk Management Maturity: Where Do You Stand?

  Hosting an Office Holiday Party? Listen to Episode #3 of The Risk Jockeys Podcast: Ho Ho Hold On There! Managing Office Party Risks ~8.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17   Looking back on the NRMC team’s work throughout 2017, one of the hottest topics for our consulting clients and Affiliate Members was risk management maturity. Nonprofit … Continued

Workplace Harassment: An Unacceptable Risk

Of late, news is teeming with tales of workplace sexual harassment in Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and elsewhere. While it’s important to recognize that both men and women are victims of workplace harassment, many American women are now stepping forward to report harassment they have experienced at work. I assume that the nonprofit sector does not … Continued