Do You Need to Take More Risks?

  Do you need to take more risks? Over at the blog BrainPickings, Sara Schiller argues yes: Are there downsides to risk? Sure. That’s why it’s called risk. You could put yourself out there in a big way, and fall flat on your face. But what if you don’t? The benefits...

Tools for Tasks 0018

    Here’s our latest installment of tools you might want to use to make risk management tasks easier and more effective. What do you use to monitor your online reputation? Managing both positive and negative reviews and comments is an important part of the risk...

Different Lessons from the Red Cross and Haiti

Over at the Stanford Social Innovation Review, blogger Allison Gauss noted the recent bad press relating to The Red Cross’s response to the Haiti earthquake and suggested three possible reasons for the skepticism about nonprofits. First, people apply prevailing...

Do “Lean,” Not “Fake Lean”

Bob Emiliani makes an important point about “lean” practices. Many managers don’t understand them, and many employees fear them because they view continuous process improvement as a way to “improve” themselves out of a job. Most leaders...