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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 […]


Anyone Sacrificing Their Life for a Mission

Anyone Sacrificing Their Life for a Mission?

By David Harder on the February, 26, 2021

I did.   The door to my life’s work opened when my record producer suddenly died.   I will never regret letting go of that career to help others find their ideal career. But the demands of Inspired Work grew and music, the primary language of my life, slipped away. […]


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, […]


Dear Mr. President, What About Our Work

Dear Mr. President, What About Our Work?

By David Harder on the November, 6, 2020

Dear Mr. President,   One of the few things I know for sure is that when we believe there isn’t enough for all of us, we turn on each other. The purpose of democracy is to provide relevance to every citizen. The purpose of democracy is to provide relevance to […]


What is Forgiveness Really

What is Forgiveness Really?

By David Harder on the October, 11, 2020

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi   I have lived a long and winding road with forgiveness. For years, I could not find nor could I articulate a form of forgiveness that worked for me. As a human development professional, […]


The Real Heros

The Real Heros

By David Harder on the October, 6, 2020

We live and die in a time of astonishing contrasts. For the first time in our lives, we are getting our noses rubbed in these contrasts daily. Perhaps the most powerful theme is that all of us encounter mortality on a daily basis. I’ve observed this is when we tend […]


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