Talking about risk can be risky. People don’t like being reminded that things can go wrong, and people who offer that unwelcome reminder can find themselves taking the blame if something does go wrong.
During the 2014 Nonprofit Executive Summit in Santa Fe. N.M., Melanie Lockwood Herman of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center and Diana Del Bel Belluz of Risk Wise Inc. said that nonprofit executives have a responsibility in leading the way on risk awareness and preparedness. They said executives could discharge that responsibility with the following five steps:
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