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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 […]


Is Hope Killing Us?

Is Hope Killing Us?

By David Harder on the June, 16, 2020

There has never been a more important time to learn how to change ourselves enough to participate in the future of work. For most of us, true personal change requires that we include discomfort and fear as part of the ride. Frankly, we are no longer waiting for the future of work, […]


Today's Unexpected Career Tip

Today’s Unexpected Career Tip

By David Harder on the June, 11, 2020

If you are working in an industry that is shrinking, leave.   Why? The rise and fall of industries grow every day. In 1960, the average job tenure was over nine years. Today, the average college graduate will change careers, not jobs, 4-6 times.   Many of these organizations are […]


Hey Facebook! Is the Internet a Toilet?

Hey Facebook! Is the Internet a Toilet?

By David Harder on the June, 10, 2020

Lady Gaga recently said, “The Internet is a toilet.”   By the time that I read through the first six inches of today’s Facebook feed, I was feeling that it might just be better to go to bed and hide. And yet, I’ve got about 20 hours of work in […]


Stand

Stand.

By David Harder on the June, 9, 2020

We are the turning point.   We tried settling for hope,   We waited for others to right this ship.   When that didn’t happen,   We felt betrayed.   We let go of hope and learned to become optimists.   We no longer accept empty words and promises,   […]


What If Love Was In Charge?

What If Love Was In Charge?

By David Harder on the June, 3, 2020

Welcome to a world where today’s actions determine our future as a country.   This morning, I was greeted with the thought, “What if love was in charge?”   My brand of cynicism illuminated my distrust of our citizens. Far too many would respond that such an idea simply isn’t […]


My Favorite Hero

My Favorite Hero

By David Harder on the May, 30, 2020

A few years ago, a teenager named Brandon Farbstein contacted me with a note. It read,   “I have been looking for people that are masters in their profession. If you are open to a conversation, I would be grateful to learn anything that you want to share in how […]


How Did All Of Us Become Her Favorite Client?

How Did All Of Us Become Her Favorite Client?

By David Harder on the May, 26, 2020

One of the most important lessons I learned about life came from my friend and colleague, Robert Maurer. He said,   “We learn nothing of value by studying dysfunction.”   He goes on to tell us that if we want a great love life, study people with long loving marriages. […]


Career Tip of the Day - The World-Class Interview

Career Tip of the Day – The World-Class Interview

By David Harder on the May, 25, 2020

Let’s being by getting one thing straight:   A world-class interview is not about you.   Here’s why:   Human beings are hard-wired to be able to think about something other than themselves for about 15-seconds.   For most hiring managers, this means they will not be that interested in […]


The World Above Politics

Career Tip of the Day

By David Harder on the May, 24, 2020

Advancing technology isn’t taking away work; it is eliminating tasks.   Before the pandemic, about half of our country’s workers were needing to shed the mindset of the past and develop an understanding of how to fit into the emerging work of the future. Millions of jobs have been eliminated. […]


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