Flip This Risk for Conversations

17 Questions to Ask about Risk Management When You Don't Know What to Say

Non-Fiction - Education
71 Pages
Reviewed on 07/29/2021
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Author Biography

After spending 15 years as a risk management professional in the government Karen took a leap of faith. She loved the work that she did but had a burning desire to have more freedom to be creative. One day while sitting on her "Ashley Furniture" sofa, she was inspired and created a book project that would redefine her mission. Now she publishes books in her area of expertise to help others overcome the crippling fears of risk through education and knowledge.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Daniel D Staats for Readers' Favorite

Business is risky. Not talking about risk is a recipe for failure. Enter Karen Hardy and her risk management communication methods. In Flip this Risk® for Conversations, Karen teaches her readers how to communicate with management, stakeholders, and the whole corporation concerning risk issues. Early in the book, Karen explains the diverse types of communication and the barriers to effective communication. As with any topic, the discussion of risk leans heavily on one’s ability to communicate well. When one learns how to communicate well, they have already won half the battle. Karen urges those in a position of management to learn how to communicate about risk and do it often. She teaches her audience how to flip the various risks and make their corporation successful.

Karen Hardy brings her expertise to the fore in Flip this Risk® for Conversations. Her style of writing is conversational, making the reader feel like they have entered Karen’s office and are having a personal chat with her. She shares her knowledge in a non-threatening manner and Karen does not judge failures. Instead, she shows the path to success. This book is a gold mine for business risk managers. They will learn how to lead their company into lowering the various risks involved in any business. In addition, Karen helps the risk manager to overcome any fear in discussing severe risk factors. This book is essential for knowing about proper risk management. Finally, Karen does not overstate the need to learn how to flip risks.