Thinkers360
Interested in getting your own thought leader profile? Get Started Today.

Karen Hardy, Ed.D

CEO at Strategic Leadership Advisors LLC

Washington DC, United States

Certified RIMS Risk Management Professional; Senior Advisor for Risk Management policy at the Executive Office of the President, OMB; former Director of Risk Management and Deputy Chief Risk Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce; founding member and former Board Vice President at AFERM Federal Associations, former COSO ERM Advisory Board Member; current Advisory Board Member, MilSpec Capital; scholar for the IBM Center for the Business of Government; Visiting Faculty at the Brookings Institution ( Think Tank); Adjunct Professor at George Mason University School of Business and Public Policy; Emmy Award winning documentary film producer.

Karen Hardy, Ed.DPoints
Academic0
Author129
Influencer0
Speaker10
Entrepreneur0
Total139

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company

Areas of Expertise

Business Strategy 30.32
Change Management
Design Thinking
HR
Leadership 31.18
Management 31.81
Risk Management 51.26
Culture 30.07
Sustainability 31.72
Business Continuity 38.53
Govtech 31.46
COVID19 33.47
Diversity and Inclusion 32.02
Entrepreneurship 30.26
AI 30.11
Digital Disruption 30.14
Innovation 30.13

Industry Experience

Federal & Public Sector
Higher Education & Research

Please signin or signup to view publication section.

Publications

5 Article/Blogs
What Larry Bird Can Teach Us About Risk-Based Decision-making
LinkedIn
March 14, 2020
What was the last thing you cut from your personal budget to help keep household costs and expenses down? Was it a smart cut or not?

Depending on the answer, we all cut things from our budget we presume are not necessary. It's a judgement call

See publication

Tags: Leadership

Five Risk Management Strategies for Surviving a V.U.C.A. World
LinkedIn
January 22, 2020
5 lessons the Peloton Incident taught us about internal risk cultures

See publication

Tags: Culture, Risk Management, Business Strategy

Do We Need More Self-Leaders In The Workforce?
LinkedIn
July 23, 2019
For years, the threat of a retirement wave has haunted the minds of the workforce. But has the aging of our leaders finally called our bluff? It may be time to revisit how we lead in the future.

See publication

Tags: Leadership

The Social Media Blackout. How to guard your business against unexpected events.
Flip This Risk Podcast
July 07, 2019
Find out how to protect your company's wealth through risk management practices

See publication

Tags: Management, Risk Management

What are benefits of pursuing enterprise risk management? How can risk management enhance decision-making? Can you foster a culture of risk awareness?
LinkedIn
May 19, 2016
http://www.businessofgovernment.org/sites/default/files/audio/karen_hardy2_abcd.mp3

See publication

Tags: Govtech, Risk Management

1 Book Award
Most Promising New Textbook Award Recipient
John Wiley and Sons
November 14, 2014
The Most Promising New Textbook Award is given to Academic Authors by the Textbook and Academic Authors Association. The Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition textbooks and learning materials.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

1 Keynote
Using Risk Management to Build Resilience and Sustainability in Caribbean Economies
www.SetYourStrategy.com
November 19, 2020

See publication

Tags: Sustainability, Risk Management

37 Podcasts
Interview with Patrick Sterling, Senior Director of Legendary People and Risk, Texas Roadhouse
Flip This Risk Podcast
September 03, 2021
We're chatting about the restaurant retail industry in this episode! Service and people are important elements of business success today. During this time of the "Great Resignation" tsunami, valuing people has proven to be the single most effective strategy a company can practice. Patrick shares his experiences in managing people, the role of emotional intelligence, leadership humility, and why PEOPLE continue to be the focal point of a successful business model at Texas Roadhouse when it comes to managing risk.

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management, Business Continuity

Interview with Tom Easthope at Microsoft
Flip This Risk Podcast
August 31, 2021
Tom is a senior program manager specializing in Enterprise Risk Management. He shares his thoughts about issues such as ransomware, cybersecurity, supply chain disruptions, and the presumed technology challenges in a post pandemic world. We also discover how his personal risk taking experiences prepared him for his role in this innovative company.

See publication

Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Risk Management

Interview with Julia Pimsleur - Author of "GO BIG NOW!"
Flip This Risk Podcast
July 21, 2021
There has never been a better time than now for those in the risk profession to start thinking big. As we enter the post pandemic period, many organizations and industries are rethinking how they work and refreshing their mission. In this episode, Julia Pimsleur, discusses her new book and how having a GO BIG NOW Mindset is the perfect strategy for facing the most daunting challenges, even in risk management. She offers 4 tips for creating a GO BIG NOW Mindset that anyone can apply.

See publication

Tags: Management, Leadership, Risk Management

Flip This Risk LIVE! What's New with the Podcast
Flip This Risk Podcast
June 30, 2021
n this episode, Dr. Hardy discusses what is new in risk management and the Flip This Risk podcast.

You can now sign up for our popular newsletter by clicking on this link: bit.ly/RiskTakingTipsForLeaders

See publication

Tags: Management, Leadership, Risk Management

Interview with Tamika Puckett, Head of Cyber Risk Management at ZOOM
Flip This Risk Podcast
June 04, 2021
Growing up in the south Tamika Puckett learned the benefits of being agile as she relocated to pursue job opportunities. This skill has also been useful in her current role. She discusses her viewpoints on personal risk taking, the evolution of technoloy, the intersection of ERM and cyber risk and how companies thrive during disruption.

See publication

Tags: Digital Disruption, Management, Risk Management

Brenda Boultwood, Chief Revenue Officer, 4CRisk.a‪i‬
Flip This Risk Podcast
April 06, 2021
Brenda is the former CRO of Constellation Energy, at one time the largest commercial energy companies in the U.S. In her current role as Chief Revenue Officer at 4CRisk.ai, she applies artificial intelligence to the regulatory compliance arena. Brenda addresses the risk of customer acceptance of AI and its ongoing governance. How will Chief Risk Officers face long term issues with AI compliance? We discuss her recent "CRO Outlook" column and the "unconventional skills CROs are now seeking" to help them manage post pandemic risk effectively.

See publication

Tags: AI, Management, Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management Interview w/ Carol Fox, former VP of Strategic Initiatives at RIM‪S‬
Flip This Risk Podcast
March 17, 2021
In this short SPOTLIGHT interview, Carol shares her universal perspective on the progress being made in the private and government industries in Enterprise Risk Management.

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management, Business Strategy

Interview with Bridget Guerrero, Global Security Operations Manager, GoDadd‪y‬
Flip This Risk Podcast
March 01, 2021
In this episode Bridget talks about her role in Corporate Security, the risks and opportunities facing the profession and how her experience as a Marine influences her risk taking and leadership mindset at GoDaddy!

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management, Business Continuity

Interview with Thomas Brandt, Chief Risk Officer at the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Flip This Risk Podcast
March 01, 2021
In this episode Tom talks about his role as CRO, the top risks that taxpayers face and his experience growing up on farmland and how it influenced his perspective as a leader.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Business Continuity

Interview with Steven Antione, Chief Security Officer, YUM! Brands
Flip This Risk Podcast
January 19, 2021
In this episode Dr. Hardy chats with Steven Antione. Steven is the Chief Security Officer (CSO) at the YUM! Brands, a fortune 1000 company (that includes KFC, Pizza Hut and the Taco Bell brands) . Steve shares his thoughts about risk and resiliency for Chief Security Officers and the future outlook for CSOs within organizations.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Interview with Mitzi Perdue (the Mrs. Frank Perdue): A Behind the scenes look at the Perdue Chicken Brand Legacy
Flip This Risk Podcast
December 10, 2020
Author, Speaker and Coach Mitzi Perdue (the Mrs. Frank Perdue) shares memorable stories about the success of Frank Perdue and the Perdue brand despite taking on great risks and facing incredible odds.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Interview w/ Sean O'keefe former Administrator at NASA.
Flip This Risk Podcast
December 09, 2020
Had a great time interviewing Sean O'Keefe, the former Administrator at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. We talk about the SpaceX, challenges in space, the future of space and why all this should matter to the everyday person interested in the business of believing the impossible and taking a risk!

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Flip This Risk is now on LinkedIN LIVE!
Flip This Risk Podcast
November 19, 2020
Dr. Karen celebrates the launch of Flip This Risk on LinkedIN LIVE! with her followers on LinkedIn.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Business Continuity

10 Year Anniversary of the ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) in Government Research Report
Flip This Risk Podcast
November 14, 2020
Dr Karen Hardy talks to Dan Chenok of the IBM Center for the Business of Government about the 10 Year Anniversary of the Center's first research report on ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) in Government. They take a look at what has been achieved and what's on the horizon.

See publication

Tags: Govtech, Risk Management

Interview with Wendy Morton Huddleston, National President for AGA
Flip This Risk Podcast
October 29, 2020
Wendy Morton Huddleston is the 71st National President of the Association of Government Accountants, a 13,000 member organization for government financial management professionals. She shares her National President platform of Legacy, Leadership and Transformation and how the organization is addressing the pandemic and uncertainty. If you like our podcast visit FlipThisRiskAcademy.com for training opportunities on the subject of risk management.

See publication

Tags: Govtech, Risk Management, Business Continuity

Interview with Michael J. Gelb, Professional Public Speaker
Flip This Risk Podcast
October 20, 2020
Michael J. Gelb is the author of the book Mastering the Art of Public Speaking. 74% of Americans suffer from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking. Why do people fear public speaking? Are C-suite executives more glossophobic than others and what is the risk people take when they avoid public speaking as a power tool for growth? As the new economy and new normal comes about, being able to effectively communicate will be the difference between those who succeed and those who do not.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Interview w/ Sean O'keefe former Administrator at NASA.
Flip This Risk Podcast
October 03, 2020
Had a great time interviewing Sean O'Keefe, the former Administrator at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
We talk about the Jetsons, Star Trek and SpaceX, challenges in space, the future of space and why all this should matter to the everyday person interested in the business of believing the impossible and taking a risk!

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management

Dr Karen Hardy talks about risk taking as a guest on the My WakeUp Call Podcast w/ Dr. Mark Goulston
Flip This Risk Podcast
October 03, 2020
In this Mental Health episode Dr Karen Hardy, talks about how the sacrifice of her mother and her mother's belief in her enabled her to take on and succeed at multiple challenges and see how managing risk is an opportunity as opposed to something to be feared.

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management

Flip This Risk for Hunger Campaign
Flip This Risk Podcast
September 04, 2020
1 in 4 children in the U.S. could go hungry because of coronavirus. Help me and a few select chefs defeat the risk of child hunger by watching our cooking videos on You Tube and donating to the No Kid Hungry organization! Visit Flip This Risk TV on You Tube

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, COVID19

Interview with Tinisha Agramonte, Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Flip This Risk Podcast
August 28, 2020
Tinisha Agramonte, fmr Director of Civil Rights and Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at the Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Commerce brings 25 years to the podcast conversation. We discuss the issues and opportunities in D&I, what companies can do to make progress, the challenges that remain and the tools for making D&I effective in an organization.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Diversity and Inclusion

Interview with Paul Godfrey, Professor of Business Strategy @BYU
Flip This Risk Podcast
August 14, 2020
Blockbuster. Borders. Toys R Us. What is the common denominator? How well a company handles uncertainty and prepares for it strategically. Dr. Hardy sits down with Dr. Godfrey to chat about why some companies do well during a crisis and why others do not and why it may be attributed to their strategy for managing risk. This episode is for the big company as well as the small business on main street. Make sure you have a strategist on your team that's asking the hard questions about the future of your company.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Business Continuity

Interview with Jeff Hoffman, Former Executive at Priceline.com now Chairman of the Board at the Global Entrepreneur ship Network
Flip This Risk Podcast
July 24, 2020
Jeff is a successful entrepreneur and proven CEO. He has been part of a number of well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com and more. Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, South America, Africa, and Asia. He supports entrepreneurs and small businesses on a worldwide basis. He is the Chairman of the Global Entrepreneurship Network.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Entrepreneurship

Interview with Nikki Howard and Jacqi Wright, CEO and Founders of 'The Furlough Cheesecake'
Flip This Risk Podcast
July 13, 2020
During the federal government shutdown of 2018, two federal career professionals were faced with the uncertainty around their jobs. Not knowing when the government would reopen again, their destiny was defined by a quick 2 second decision. That decision became the difference between occupying a job in a cubicle and now being featured on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Business Continuity

Interview with Dr. Mark Goulston, former Advisor for the OJ Simpson trial.
Flip This Risk Podcast
June 25, 2020
Organizations manage all types of risk-- finance, operations, and including risks to diversity and inclusion.

What are these risks and how do we mitigate them? Every risk needs context for effective management and mitigation. Dr. Mark Goulston is the former Advisor for the prosecution for the OJ Simpson trial. We spend this time talking about Risk and Race matters.

See publication

Tags: Management, Risk Management, Diversity and Inclusion

Flip This Risk Podcast
62 Media Publishing
June 18, 2020
High Achievers Share Their Stories About Smart Risk-Taking️

Dr. Karen Hardy, Thought Leader and trusted Advisor, sits down with professionals and influencers across the globe to share powerful stories about their RELATIONSHIP with risk-taking. What can we learn from their experiences that can help us break free from the crippling fear of risk and realize our full potential?

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Flip This Risk Podcast Interview with Rick Wake, V.P of Strategic Initiatives and Outreach- U.S. Chamber of Commerce
62 Media Publishing
June 15, 2020
High Achievers Share Their Stories About Smart Risk-Taking️

Dr. Karen Hardy, Thought Leader and trusted Advisor, sits down with professionals and influencers across the globe to share powerful stories about their RELATIONSHIP with risk-taking. What can we learn from their experiences that can help us break free from the crippling fear of risk and realize our full potential?

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Interview with renown Egyptologist Ramy Romany
Flip This Risk Podcast
June 07, 2020
Ramy Romany is a renown Eqyptologist who has appeared on the Discovery Channel and History Channel. He has spent his entire life unveiling the mysterious including the most intriguing tombs. He discusses how taking risk as an Egyptologist is no different than managing risk in a company or boardroom and why everyone needs to weigh risk and opportunity appropriately to succeed.
Like what you hear? Please give us a rating!
Want to learn more about training in Risk Management or earn CE Credits/Points?
Visit www.FlipThisRiskAcademy.com

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Interview with Mark Victor Hansen, Co-Creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Flip This Risk Podcast
May 29, 2020
In this episode, Mark Victor Hansen, renown Global Thought Leader who has sold over 500 million books, and Crystal Dwyer Hansen join me to discuss the key to ultimate success: ASKING the right questions.

Mark and Crystal discuss their new book "ASK" and also share how being free from the fear of risk has everything to do with asking the right questions-- by individuals, businesses, and organizations.

What questions do Risk professionals need to ask as we approach the new normal? We discover that question during this great conversation!

You can subscribe and watch the video of this interview on FlipThisRiskTV on YouTube.

Interested in Enterprise Risk Management training or Continuing Education Points? Visit https://www.FlipThisRiskAcademy.com

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Business Continuity

Risk Management from the lens of Casino management with Mark Habersack
Flip This Risk Podcast
May 15, 2020
Mark shares his personal challenges in risk taking and how those skills were transferrable to his business setting culminating in a 25+ years of expertise.

See publication

Tags: Management, Risk Management

What If Basketball Great Larry Bird Were a Chief Risk Officer?
Flip This Risk Podcast
May 05, 2020
Some decisions need to take into account the opinions of others because it is not uncommon for leaders to become dull of hearing.

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Interview with Carolyn Williams, Director at the Institute of Risk Management in London, UK
Flip This Risk Podcast
May 03, 2020
So I'm dropping lots of knowledge on the hottest subject right now

Risk practitioners around the world are curious about the impact Covid19 is having on the profession and how organizations are messaging to its members and the public in general.

What's next for the profession post the pandemic?

In this episode I chat with CarolynWilliams. She shares her thoughts about these issues and the results from a recent global pandemic survey of 900+ risk professionals.

#covid19 #erm #riskmanagement #crisis #cro #podcast
32:01May 3, 2020

See publication

Tags: Management, Risk Management, COVID19

Risk-Taking Interview with Nick Nanton, Attorney and CEO of the DNA Agency
Flip This Risk Podcast
April 16, 2020
What can executives learn about risk-taking from an attorney and film producer? According to Nick Nanton, there are four C's that you can practice to transform your relationship with risk-taking: Commitment, Courage, Capability and Confidence

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

Seizing Opportunities with Guest Nancy Potok
Flip This Risk Podcast
April 07, 2020
In this episode former Chief Statistician for the U.S. and COO for the Census Bureau, Nancy Potok, shares compelling details about her relationship with risk-taking, the current 2020 Census, her thoughts on seizing opportunities and the importance of data when making decisions during times of high risk.

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management

Risk-Taking Interview with Quentin Allums
Flip This Risk Podcast
April 02, 2020
In this episode, Quentin Allums, TEDx speaker and CEO of Urban Misfit Ventures discusses his insights on inspirational leadership, the power of diversity, and taking a risk on yourself during these challenging times. Poor and homeless while attending college, Quentin has become a successful leader in his own right and provides a rich conversation about what it takes to turn things around.

Quentin is one of the world’s top LinkedIn video creators, personal branding strategist, storyteller, and has spoken at events such as TEDx, VidCon, and INBOUND. He has amassed over 10 million content views, he’s a gamer, and spends a ton of his time with his pup Levi.

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management

Risk-taking with Fmr U.S. Diving Team Member Sean Briscombe
Flip This Risk Podcast
March 07, 2020
Gain insights about how to pivot your mindset from amateur thoughts to winning professional thoughts that can lead to greater success and taking smart risks.

See publication

Tags: Leadership, Risk Management

5 Risk Management Strategies for Surviving a V.U.C.A. World
Flip This Risk Podcast
February 04, 2020
In this episode Dr. Hardy provides 5 tips for protecting your organization from reputational harm.

See publication

Tags: Management, Leadership, Risk Management

If All Else Fails...Who Are You?
Flip This Risk Podcast
March 18, 2019
Dr. Hardy shares her journey of how she found her passion for teaching and educating and tips for overcoming adversity to renew yourself on a path to higher success

See publication

Tags: Risk Management

1 Video
Dr. Karen Hardy | How to Manage Risk to Your Business Strategy
YouTube
December 30, 2020
How to Manage Risk to Your Business Strategy

See publication

Tags: Risk Management, Business Strategy

Radar

Blog

Opportunities

Contact Karen Hardy, Ed.D

Media Kit

Share Profile

Contact Info

  Profile

Karen Hardy, Ed.D