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Social Networking: How We Transformed the Results

By David Harder on the November, 17, 2017

“What emotions would we experience if we weren’t working ourselves to death? What wishes drive us? What fantasies hitch themselves to our continual busyness? Only when we step away from our frenzy can we know.”   Arlie Russell Hochschild   Human beings are capable of thinking about something other than […]

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Trust Your Answer

By David Harder on the November, 13, 2017

Every day, new technology brings obsolescence to another segment of task-based work. For those of us who view work from any remnants of the Industrial Revolution, this is the very time to cast aside complacency and to take action. The work of today as well as tomorrow is more creative, […]

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How Social Networking Can Drive Innovation

By David Harder on the October, 16, 2017

How many people assume the world’s most innovative companies invent most of their technology in house? Far more innovation is found by individuals going out into the world and finding breakthroughs which they bring back. Thomas Edison did not invent the lightbulb. He networked and found the incandescent bulb that […]

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The Global Talent Crisis That Will Impact Every-Single-One-Of-Us

By David Harder on the August, 26, 2017

We have a massive global crisis on our hands around work and livelihood. The numbers speak for themselves. 48% of Americans view themselves as underemployed. In other words, they are living from paycheck to paycheck. It is impossible for people to have self-esteem if they are not having a direct […]

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Why We Must Trade-In Old-Fashioned Security for Growth

By David Harder on the August, 17, 2017

How many of us are conscious enough to be excited about trading in a sense of old-fashioned security for perpetual growth? Most of us need to be educated to even realize what the opportunity means on a personal level. For the vast majority, real change is a frightening prospect. For […]


Pulling Back the Curtain on LA – A Great, Great, City

By David Harder on the June, 29, 2017

Last Friday, I had elective surgery at Cedars-Sinai and am recovering quite nicely. Everyone on that staff was world-class wonderful. In the evening, the phlebotomist came to visit. When she finished, I asked how long she had been with the hospital and quickly learned she is from Chicago and putting […]

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Do You Have Option Paralysis?

By David Harder on the May, 22, 2017

A few years ago, Stanford finished a study indicating the average professional doubles their knowledge every four years. They said “average.” What about today’s active learner? For those of us who open ourselves to growth, there is more under there every day. As we grow, if we do not update […]

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The Best Graduate Gift Ever

By David Harder on the May, 18, 2017

Graduating from school is one of the most important rites of passage in our lives. But don’t expect it to look like the past! Today’s average college graduate will change careers not jobs four to six times. In practical terms what does that mean for someone graduating today? First, the […]