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[…]

“Sharing Fire” with Host Dr. Marc Hardy and Guest Rose Meissner, Foundation President, Part 1

A fun and informative interview by Dr. Marc Hardy with Rose Meissner about the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County and their work in the South Bend/Notre Dame community. Rose has been the foundation’s president for 20 years and shares a wealth of information about how community foundations work with nonprofits to make the world[…]

“Sharing Fire” with Host Dr. Marc Hardy and Guest Rose Meissner, Foundation President, Part 2

This is a continuation of the an interview by Dr. Marc Hardy with Rose Meissner about the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County and their work in the South Bend/Notre Dame community. Rose has been the foundation’s president for 20 years and shares a wealth of information about how community foundations work with nonprofits to[…]

“Sharing Fire” with Host Dr. Marc Hardy and Guest Bill Brennan – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0tdJX7X6Hw This is Part 1 of the inaugural “Sharing Fire” program and features Dr. Marc Hardy interviewing, Bill Brenna, MBA, from the University of Notre Dame about Bill’s practice of helping students succeed. Bill also shares his one story about how a basketball coach shared his fire with Bill and forever influence the way he[…]

“Sharing Fire” with Host Dr. Marc Hardy and Guest Bill Brennan – Part 2

This is Part 2 of the inaugural “Sharing Fire” program and features Dr. Marc Hardy interviewing, Bill Brenna, MBA, from the University of Notre Dame about Bill’s practice of helping students succeed. Bill also shares his one story about how a basketball coach shared his fire with Bill and forever influence the way he lives[…]

Do You Sacrifice Yourself to Help Others? The First of 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t

By Marc Hardy, Ph.D.   Sacrificing our own emotional, mental, spiritual, physical and financial health is counter-productive to helping others and does not make the world a better place. Let me reiterate upfront that I believe in paying forward to others the good that we have been given. In fact, I think helping others is what gives[…]