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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 […]


There is No Such Thing as Fear of Success

By David Harder on the August, 16, 2017

Early this morning, I woke up and thought of how frightening it would be to pay all my bills, to buy a spectacular beach home in the Malibu Colony and purchase a brand-new Azimut 77S foot yacht with a crew of two. My mind wandered towards getting up and visiting […]

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Is It Time to Turn Your Life Upside Down?

By David Harder on the August, 15, 2017

“The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.” John F. Kennedy I often find that when someone looks at whether she or he is going to follow what the soul is telling them to do, someone often responds, “If I do this, it is […]

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Are We Developing or Suppressing Our Children’s Future?

By David Harder on the July, 13, 2017

I was giving a keynote speech entitled, The Art of Change. During the question and answer session, a rather dignified and well-dressed gentleman vigorously raised his hand. His body language seemed uncomfortable and angry. Of course, he was my first pick. He asked, “What do you have to tell these young people […]

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Dream Job? A Fresh Graduate Gets Hired – On the Spot!

By David Harder on the July, 4, 2017

One of my very good clients and friends called a few years ago to ask that I give a coaching session to her son. He had just graduated from Cornell and had a few interviews scheduled for entry-level jobs. He was a charming, articulate, good-looking, and well-mannered young man. I […]

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So, What is the Meaning of Life?

By David Harder on the June, 14, 2017

The game of being here seems to be there is no meaning to life except the meaning each and every one of us applies to our lives. This is why so many of us have our first existential crisis when we encounter mortality. In early 1990, everything in my life […]

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How Unlearning Gives You the Keys to Modern Life

By David Harder on the June, 13, 2017

In a world where change grows every day, it is vitally important that we become athletic active learners. It is equally important that we become “unlearners.” America’s great, late futurist Alvin Toffler predicted that by the turn of the century, most of us would be in a state of “future […]

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The History of Disengagement – (Final Chapter) – What the Bleep Happened?

By David Harder on the June, 5, 2017

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou The turn of the century (2000) delivered an unprecedented number of angry, disillusioned, and unmotivated workers to America’s organizations. In 24 years, most businesses had adopted the philosophies of the Meckling / […]

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Why Learning Engagement Gives Us an Inspired Future

By David Harder on the May, 31, 2017

Change is everyone’s responsibility. In front of us is a world filled with more opportunity to craft successful lives than ever before. But, in order to fulfill that opportunity, we have to learn how to change on very personal and fundamental levels. We need to embrace continuous education and self-inquiry. […]

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We Did That

By David Harder on the May, 29, 2017

I can already see the crowds growing on the beach in front of our home. Later today, barbecues will fire up for that first summer party. Sailboats are offshore, many filled with friends and relatives who flew in for a beautiful Memorial Day in Los Angeles. My eyes rest on […]