We build stronger communities by helping nonprofits and small businesses manage their risks and improve their processes using “lean” management tools. We support organizations as they inventory their risks, address their most important challenges, and build a culture of continuous improvement. We also provide board training, structured coaching on risk management and process improvement, and web-based training.
Latest Podcasts and Articles
Gail Nayowith Partners With Risk Alternatives to Provide Expanded Risk Management Support To Nonprofits
Noted consultant and widely-respected nonprofit practitioner Gail Nayowith is partnering with Risk Alternatives as a Senior Consultant to provide expanded risk management services around the nation. Gail will be resident in New York City, but will provide work on risk...read more
Podcast 033 – Don’t Do More. Be More Effective. Interview about Personal Kanban with Tonianne DeMaria
Tonianne DeMaria is an accomplished writer and trainer who co-authored the excellent book, Personal Kanban: Mapping Work, Navigating Life. I swear by this methodology, which is an intuitive application of lean thinking to personal and professional productivity. In...read more
Podcast 032 – Is Your Nonprofit “Strategic Planning” Just “Strategic Hoping”? Without Some Risk Management Prep Work, the Answer is Yes
In this podcast, Ted Bilich explains why most nonprofit strategic planning is nothing more than strategic hoping or, at best, mere strategic intuition. Unless an organization performs some basic risk management prep work, its strategic planning will have a foundation...read more