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Just When is it Time to Let Go of the Old World of Work?

Just When is it Time to Let Go of the Old World of Work?

By David Harder on the November, 30, 2019

Many of us have had jobs that were richly rewarding only to turn sour from change beyond our control?   It is impossible to count the number of conversations where someone tells me they wished they saw the writing on the wall more quickly.   It’s just basic human nature […]


Why Active Learners Own the Future of Work

Why Active Learners Own the Future of Work

By David Harder on the November, 11, 2019

Accelerating change is impacting virtually every worker, employer, and business owner.   Accelerating change is making many highly educated individuals functionally illiterate.   For example, in the last few years, thousands of associate attorneys didn’t envision that Legal Zoom, a cheap digital platform with a simple interface would eliminate big portions of […]


The Industrial Revolution's Continued Haunting of Employee Engagement

The Industrial Revolution’s Continued Haunting of Employee Engagement

By David Harder on the October, 31, 2019

Happy Halloween Everybody! But, seriously, the impact of beliefs embedded during the Industrial Revolution is this scary. In fact, reluctance to go of the behaviors and beliefs from this era kill careers and employee engagement every-single-day.   For so many CEOs and human capital executives, employee disengagement continues to undermine […]


Why Does Employee Engagement Rely on Self-Change Skills?

Why Does Employee Engagement Rely on Self-Change Skills?

By David Harder on the October, 30, 2019

“I know I can be difficult but don’t worry, you’ll change.” The Modern Workplace   How many of us are conscious enough to be excited about trading in the traditional sense of security for perpetual growth?   In essence, this is what the new workplace offers, as well as demands. […]


Workplace Engagement Programs Start here or don't start at all!

Workplace Engagement Programs Start here or don’t start at all!

By David Harder on the October, 28, 2019

Real leaders do more than manage marketing and finances. They impact, influence, and inspire results from everyone. They are willing to do whatever it takes to generate passion from everyone on the team. They do this by listening, by never cutting corners, and by helping everyone attain their own dreams […]


Burn All The Boats - How one sole breadwinner transformed his career

Burn All The Boats – How one sole breadwinner transformed his career

By David Harder on the October, 14, 2019

Four years ago, Dave Roth walked into the Inspired Work Program. He was confident, handsome, a father, and a marketing executive with a significant digital brand. One of his colleagues told him how the Inspired Work Program impacted his career. Early on, he said he didn’t know what to expect […]


When Someone Does the Work - Tell Them

When Someone Does the Work – Tell Them

By David Harder on the October, 4, 2019

Once in a while, a client or friend gives an acknowledgment that makes me speechless.   I started working with a brilliant talent executive at Disney almost 20 years ago. We designed a leadership program that continues to be used at the company today. I’ve worked with this guy through […]


How Will Courage Skills Change Our Lives?

How Will Courage Skills Change Our Lives?

By David Harder on the October, 2, 2019

“How can you say such hurtful things about people? Words Matter! Seriously, how do you sleep in your car at night?” Triumph the Insult Comic Dog   As my pal Triumph has often shared, words do matter. I’ve observed that the biggest breakdown with our intention to succeed shows up […]


What is this Century's Single Most Important Change in Work?

What is this Century’s Single Most Important Change in Work?

By David Harder on the September, 27, 2019

“Want to become a billionaire? Then help a billion people. The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest business opportunities.” Peter Diamandis – Co-Founder, X-Prize   The American spirit was founded on optimism and that, my friends, is vastly different than hope. Hope requires no action at all. The famed […]


The America That I Know

The America That I Know

By David Harder on the September, 18, 2019

My first book tour turned me into a born-again Angelean. But, when people ask me why I so love our City of Fallen Angels, it isn’t the beaches, shopping, food, or diversity. I love Los Angeles because of the brilliant talent we attract from every corner of the globe.   […]


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