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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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


Waiting for Normal

Waiting for Normal?

By David Harder on the May, 4, 2020

Which Side of This Table Will You be Standing?   The world will not be going back to normal.   The last time many of us waited for the world to change,   We were unprepared to change ourselves.   The future of work is no longer in the future. […]


My Last Pandemic

By David Harder on the April, 22, 2020

It was the early 80s. My first partner and I had just moved in together. He had just passed the California State Bar and gone to work for a big law firm. I was making good money in the staffing industry and getting concert dates in jazz clubs. We got […]


The Great Big Insult About Soft Skills

The Great Big Insult About Soft Skills

By David Harder on the February, 17, 2020

“How can you say such hurtful things to people? Words Matter! Seriously, how do you sleep in your car at night?” Triumph the Insult Comic Dog   Soft skills deserve a big fat apology from most human capital, training, and sales professionals.   Why do we so easily dismiss the […]


Work Time to Start Something New?

Work. Time to Start Something New?

By David Harder on the January, 15, 2020

We are living at a time when doing what we most love to do is what we ought to do for a living.   There has never been a better time to do the work that matters and to do the work we love.   Technology isn’t taking away work, […]


Does Your Tribe Own You or Support You?

Does Your Tribe Own You or Support You?

By David Harder on the January, 6, 2020

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. – Freidrich Nietzsche   We take people through journies […]


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