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Words That Cut Our Power In Half

Words That Cut Our Power In Half

By David Harder on the March, 9, 2021

No Problem. Honestly. You Know. Utterly. Do You Know What I Mean? Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. I hope so. You Shouldn’t Have. It was Nothing.   The way we unconsciously communicate to others determines how the world will engage with us.     When the late and great Toni Morrison accepted […]


Loving One's Work Used to be Nice - Today it is Essential

Loving One’s Work Used to be Nice. Today, it is Essential.

By David Harder on the January, 27, 2021

Much has been said about the divisiveness rolling through our country. Unfortunately, little is said about ending the source of that anger.   Not long ago, our country celebrated a 3.8% unemployment rate. At the same time, about half of America’s workers characterized themselves as underemployed. Most of them were […]


2021 - The Year to Transform Work

2021 – The Year to Transform Work

By David Harder on the December, 22, 2020

This year, I realized that it really doesn’t matter whether I trust God or not. God goes on. But, I have learned that when I trust all will turn out and that spirit is right here, it is far easier to be happy.   For years, many of our participants […]


Some of the Most Beautiful Words You Will Ever Hear from the Late Great George Carlin

Some of the Most Beautiful Words You Will Ever Hear from the Late Great George Carlin

By David Harder on the December, 16, 2020

As a fan, I was a relative latecomer to George Carlin. Then, he came to my old haunt the Comedy Store only to go on a tirade about the human arrogance behind Earth Day.   “Save the Planet?” he yelled. He brought up that our planet is so much bigger […]


If You Can Only Think About Me For 15-Seconds, How Will All of Us Move Forward

If You Can Only Think About Me For 15-Seconds, How Will All of Us Move Forward?

By David Harder on the November, 29, 2020

In the 80s, Xerox ran into a business crisis brought on by Reagan’s relaxation of tariffs. Suddenly competition flooded the market. The company’s crisis was so far-reaching they assembled a sales institute to study the psychology of sales.   The most important piece of information is that human beings are […]


What Everyone Ought to Know About December

What Everyone Ought to Know About December

By David Harder on the November, 21, 2020

It’s that time of year again, worshipping, shopping, cooking obscene quantities of food, and thinking through the possibilities of a New Year.   I’m not big on offering unsolicited advice but 2020 will most likely go down as the most difficult year in our collective history. Yogi Barra once said, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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