Gleb Tsipursky

Gleb Tsipursky

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is a thought leader in future-proofing, decision making and cognitive bias risk management in the future of work for nonprofit executives. He serves as the CEO of the boutique consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts, which specializes in helping forward-looking nonprofit leaders avoid dangerous threats and missed opportunities.

As an author, he has written The Blindspots Between Us: How to Overcome Unconscious Cognitive Bias and Build Better Relationships,” “Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic” and Returning to the Office and Leading Hybrid and Remote Teams: A Manual on Benchmarking to Best Practices for Competitive Advantage.”  

His expertise comes from more than 20 years of consulting, coaching, speaking and training on future-proofing, strategic decision-making and planning, and cognitive bias risk management. His clients include innovative startups, major nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies. His expertise also stems from his research background as a behavioral scientist, studying decision-making and risk management strategy over a 15-year span in academia. After getting a Ph.D at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he was appointed as a professor at The Ohio State University, publishing dozens of peer-reviewed articles in academic journals.

Proximity Bias: A Top Concern for Nonprofit Executives on Hybrid and Remote Work

The difference in time spent in the office leads to concerns ranging from decreased career mobility for those who spend less facetime with their supervisor to resentment building up against the staff who have the most flexibility in where to work. So why haven’t nonprofit leaders addressed proximity bias earlier?

How Nonprofits Can Prevent Prevent Negotiation Failure

Negotiators, even professional ones, make surprisingly many wrong decisions that doom negotiations that should have succeeded. Fortunately, recent research in these fields shows how you can use pragmatic strategies to address these dangerous judgment errors...