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How Can We Have So Much and Be So Soft?

How Can We Have So Much and Be So Soft?

By David Harder on the June, 29, 2019

I have always been able to have conversations with friends and family members with differing political views because we talk about the morals, values, and ethics that live above politics. You know, the ones that all of us used to remember as the ideals of the American spirit. We treasured […]


How I Found the Work I Was Born to Love

How I Found the Work I Was Born to Love

By David Harder on the June, 27, 2019

I was leading two lives. During the day, I was a staffing executive in Los Angeles and at night, I performed as a jazz pianist and composer at some of our town’s greatest venues. I kept this bone-crushing schedule because I wanted to live in Malibu until my ship, a […]


Why the Employer Brand is the Most Important Brand of All

Why the Employer Brand is the Most Important Brand of All

By David Harder on the June, 17, 2019

Who would you rather work for?   United Airlines or Southwest Airlines?   Google or Yahoo?   Vons/Safeway or Trader Joe’s?   Odds are high that you have identified the better employer with each example simply through word-of-mouth or direct customer experience. Or, you might be seriously interested in working for one […]


The Crisis About Trump & Job Growth

The Crisis About Trump & Job Growth

By David Harder on the June, 15, 2019

For decades, unemployment has been a political number that has never offered an accurate story about the state of our economy or the wellness of our people. Today, we are down to 3.6%, but that figure doesn’t include the millions of citizens who dropped out of the labor market.   […]


Finding Your Dream Job Part Five My Favorite Winning Candidate Inspired Work Services

Finding Your Dream Job – Part 5 – My Favorite Winning Candidate

By David Harder on the June, 10, 2019

Over the last 2 weeks, we have published a series of stories on how to find one’s dream job. As stated in the beginning, when we raise the bar to find the work we love, every other aspect of our lives improve. However, there are no guarantees of success. In […]


Finding Your Dream Job Part Four Question Your Way to Success Inspired Work Services

Finding Your Dream Job – Part 4 – Question Your Way to Success!

By David Harder on the June, 10, 2019

When we are focused on finding our dream job, we want to pull out all of the stops by increasing our probability at every stage of the pursuit including improving the quality of our research, understanding and respecting the interview personalities, and elevating our mindset in how we approach finding […]


Finding Your Dream Job Part Three The Four Gatekeepers Inspired Work Services

Finding Your Dream Job – Part 3 – Meet Your Gatekeepers!

By David Harder on the June, 10, 2019

There are 4 distinct personality types that show up in job interviews and sales calls. Here’s how to make the most out of your engagement: Understanding their different styles can spell the difference between moving forward or stopping dead in our tracks. The Director We’ve all run into them. The […]


Finding Your Dream Job Part Two Inspired Work Services

Finding Your Dream Job – Part 2

By David Harder on the June, 10, 2019

A Whole New Interview Mindset “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.” Mary Kay Ash   Great interviews are not about you. Our greatest […]


Finding Your Dream Job Part One Inspired Work Services

Finding Your Dream Job – Part 1

By David Harder on the June, 10, 2019

In searching for that perfect and ideal job, it is valuable to build positive characteristics into your search. In fact, finding the dream job requires a vitally different mindset than the norm. The suggested outlook isn’t fixated on success. Instead, we want to take every action that increases our probability […]


Today, How Do You Want to Use Your Life?

Today, How Do You Want to Use Your Life?

By David Harder on the June, 7, 2019

Many of my friends and readers represent some of the most positive thinkers and doers in our culture.   That said, we are now spending so much time reading, watching, viewing, observing, discoursing and becoming energized about the worst in our culture, that we are losing some of the very […]


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