A Simple Way to Create a Positive Workplace Culture

A positive workplace culture is an invaluable asset to an organization. People disengage at work when they feel disrespected and dismissed as unimportant.  One of the most egregious acts that leads to such feelings are when bosses do not consult with them or inform them in advance of a decision that will directly affect them[…]

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[…]

How is Pope Francis Changing the Catholic Church? Dr. Marc Hardy Interviews Thomas Harvey, Former President of Catholic Charities USA – Part 1

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[…]

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[…]

Muskegon Association of Labor Management Embrace Leadership through Sharing Fire!

http://www.mlma.org/muskegon Hi Marc, What a fabulous conference!!!  I just want to shout THANK YOU for your presentation at MALMC’s spring conference.  Obviously, the verbal feedback was very positive.  Also, what an enjoyable evening we had at dinner.  Fellow diners (Bill, Tom, and Erika) all said what a great time they had, and I was so[…]

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[…]