Three Unique Skills Expected of Nonprofit Leaders

The Economist Interviews Marc Hardy, PhD, about Leadership: Three Unique Skills Expected of Nonprofit Leaders (Click here for link to The Economist) January 28th, 2016 By Laura Montgomery News media heralded the rise of the nonprofit sector two decades ago, and it’s still the fastest growing sector in the U.S. as well as the largest source of employment in many countries. This[…]

“Sharing Fire” Interview with Lisa Cripps-Downey of the Berrien County Community Foundation – Parts 1 and 2

    Parts 1 and 2 of an interview by Dr. Marc Hardy and his co-host Marcia Hatch with Lisa Cripps-Downy, the new president of The Berrien County Community Foundation and the Upton Foundation. The community was established in 1952 by William Vawter and a group of concerned business people, much like the rest of[…]

3 Minute Video on how Notre Dame Shares Fire with Hispanic Leaders!

For the past 5 years the unit I direct at the University of Notre Dame, Nonprofit Executive Programs at the Mendoza College of Business, has been educating Latino and Hispanic leaders. The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with the support of the Wells Fargo Foundation, has been underwriting executive education at no cost[…]

How is Pope Francis Changing the Catholic Church? Dr. Marc Hardy Interviews Thomas Harvey, Former President of Catholic Charities USA – Part 2

How is Pope Francis Changing the Catholic Church and Its Committment to the Poor and Undersevred? The new leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, is making changes in the way the Vatican views its role in the world. This is especially true in its commitment of service to the poor and the underserved throughout[…]

Sharing Fire Through Servant Leadership

Ten Principles of Servant Leadership By Robert Greenleaf Listening – Traditionally, leaders have been valued for their communication and decision making skills. Servant-leaders must reinforce these important skills by making a deep commitment to listening intently to others. Servant-leaders seek to identify and clarify the will of a group. They seek to listen receptively to[…]

“SHARING FIRE” WITH HOST DR. MARC HARDY AND GUEST JODI SPATARO, FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE, PART 1

This is an interview with Jodi Spataro of the Elkhart County Community Foundation based in Elkhart, Indiana. The focus of this interview is the $150 million unrestricted bequest that the foundation recieved in 2012. Dr. Hardy and Ms. Spataro discuss how that has changed the strategic plan of the foundation and the giving objectives within[…]

“SHARING FIRE” WITH HOST DR. MARC HARDY AND GUEST JODI SPATARO, FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE, PART 2

This is a continuation of a television interview with Jodi Spataro of the Elkhart County Community Foundation based in Elkhart, Indiana. The focus of this interview is the $150 million unrestricted bequest that the foundation recieved in 2012. Dr. Hardy and Ms. Spataro discuss how that has changed the strategic plan of the foundation and[…]