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What is Forgiveness Really

What is Forgiveness Really?

By David Harder on the October, 11, 2020

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi   I have lived a long and winding road with forgiveness. For years, I could not find nor could I articulate a form of forgiveness that worked for me. As a human development professional, […]


The Real Heros

The Real Heros

By David Harder on the October, 6, 2020

We live and die in a time of astonishing contrasts. For the first time in our lives, we are getting our noses rubbed in these contrasts daily. Perhaps the most powerful theme is that all of us encounter mortality on a daily basis. I’ve observed this is when we tend […]


The Best News About Work - Ever

The Best News About Work – Ever

By David Harder on the October, 3, 2020

It seems that all of us are going through a lashing storm (at home, I use a differing adjective). The one area where I have expertise is work and I reach out to all of you with the spirit of help.   Before the pandemic, about half of America’s workers characterized themselves […]


Why We Will Never Get Over Fear

Why We Will Never Get Over Fear

By David Harder on the September, 28, 2020

“I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway.” – Taylor Swift   “Courage is getting up on that horse even when you are scared witless.” – John Wayne   In 1990, I did the unthinkable by becoming a member of the human potential industry. Thirty years later, I have reached a […]


A Thirty Year Anniversary

A Thirty Year Anniversary?

By David Harder on the September, 21, 2020

Why Does This Feel Like the Dress Rehearsal?   “Pushed by the Pain or Pulled by the Vision.”   This is a phrase in which I am intimately familiar. The extremes were a driving force in launching Inspired Work, thirty years ago this weekend. Outside of our bonds with loved […]


The World Above Politics

The World Above Politics

By David Harder on the August, 30, 2020

Every Sunday morning at 7, I call into a spiritual group and we support each other.   As I listen to their kindness, commitment, empathy, care, watchfulness, and contribution, I realize this is what most of us need to move forward.   Calling each other stupid isn’t cutting it. Always […]


Give Our Children the Skills They Need

Give Our Children the Skills They Need

By David Harder on the August, 29, 2020

We call it Connectivity.   Connectivity is a series of life skills that are essential in today’s workplace.   Without Connectivity, people and opportunities sail right past us.   Connectivity represents the Ability to fluidly and graciously connect with other people.   Connectivity includes the Ability to:   Draw Healthy […]


The Great Tipping Point in Education? It's Here

The Great Tipping Point in Education? It’s Here.

By David Harder on the August, 21, 2020

And so it begins.   The pandemic’s impact on higher education demonstrates an educational system out of touch with the needs of a modern world.   A growing number of students and parents are voicing that if we move education from campuses to virtual settings, that a discount ought to […]


The Man Who Taught Me Unlearning

The Man Who Taught Me Unlearning

By David Harder on the July, 22, 2020

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”   Alvin Toffler – Futurist   Love & hate cannot occupy the same space.   Trying to hold onto erroneous beliefs and truth is temporary. One will […]


How Did One CFO Become a Wealthy Farmer?

How Did One CFO Become a Wealthy Farmer?

By David Harder on the June, 26, 2020

Many of our people are facing profound challenges with change and making a living.   Over the next few weeks, we are running a series of articles highlighting some of the remarkable people that have not only changed their work, they have transformed every aspect of how they make a […]


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