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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 […]


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 […]


Why Is Demonizing the 1% a Horrible Idea?

Why Is Demonizing the 1% a Horrible Idea?

By David Harder on the October, 13, 2019

Demonizing wealth is one of the most reliable ways to get stuck in poverty.   Demonizing any particular group of people is what humans do when we are frightened and either unaware or unwilling to solve our problems.   When we blame others for our plight, we also suspend our […]


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 […]


BELIEVE

BELIEVE

By David Harder on the September, 16, 2019

Spiritual, human development, and “self-help” leaders have often told us that what we believe determines the shape and course of our lives. I find that most people want to realize their potential, lead fulfilling lives, and find the purpose that elevates their work into a truly meaningful experience. Instead, many […]


The Utter Failure of Politicians and the Future of Work

The Utter Failure of Politicians and the Future of Work

By David Harder on the September, 13, 2019

Before anyone runs to the outrage buttons, this is not a partisan post!   Last night, we watched the debates for 3 hours. In my home, we limit the viewing of news to a 1/2 hour-a-day because when we hit 35 minutes, that’s the moment when the facial ticks begin. […]


One Airline Pilot + One New Mindset = A Digital Business Owner

One Airline Pilot + One New Mindset = A Digital Business Owner

By David Harder on the September, 5, 2019

We have practiced a little ritual every September since 1990.   We look back on what has happened since Inspired Work was launched on a beach in Malibu. When I found my life’s work in 1990, everything changed. My life fell into place. Like the many people who’ve participated in […]


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