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How to practice risk management

How to practice risk management

Constructing barriers to protect your organization from a potential loss, such as a fire or a sexual harassment lawsuit, is critical in protecting and maintaining the longevity of your ministries. Having the right insurance coverage in place is also very important to help rebuild after a fire, or to cover legal fees and costs associated with a lawsuit. However, insurance does not prevent the loss from occurring. How to prevent a loss The key to preventing a loss is to…

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Getting ready for retirement

Getting ready for retirement

As you near retirement age, it is paramount that you plan accordingly with important steps for that final year before you retire. Hopefully, by this point, an effort has been made to pay off debt and eliminate as many lines of credit as possible. At one year from retirement, follow this guide to take the guesswork out of the process. Review your investments.  Preserving your savings is the name of the game here. If you aren’t using a managed account option that…

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Building Your Board and Volunteer Networks

Building Your Board and Volunteer Networks

“All of you are in leadership and have people entrusted to your care. …The role of the leader is a very high calling. “ ~ The Servant, A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership by  James C. Hunt Some boards are wildly effective, work well together and continually push themselves and their schools toward the next level of excellence. Others may range from occasionally helpful to downright disruptive. The same is true for all leadership bodies. Why so much variety? Maybe your leadership groups are not meeting your school’s needs…

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