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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 […]

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What is Your Unique Gift? Buckminster Fuller Provides a Clue!

By David Harder on the May, 23, 2017

Every single one of us has a unique gift and I find that until we step into that gift, we suffer. I’ve watched people awaken to their unique gift thousands of times. It is our natural self, beyond a job description, and it is the one thing no one else […]

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Do You Have Option Paralysis?

By David Harder on the May, 22, 2017

A few years ago, Stanford finished a study indicating the average professional doubles their knowledge every four years. They said “average.” What about today’s active learner? For those of us who open ourselves to growth, there is more under there every day. As we grow, if we do not update […]

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Confusing Vulgarity with Power

By David Harder on the May, 21, 2017

“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.” Coco Chanel Years ago, I was being sexually harassed and being quick witted, responded, “Why I would be happy to do that if you can put up with my chronic fungus condition.” […]

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The Best Graduate Gift Ever

By David Harder on the May, 18, 2017

Graduating from school is one of the most important rites of passage in our lives. But don’t expect it to look like the past! Today’s average college graduate will change careers not jobs four to six times. In practical terms what does that mean for someone graduating today? First, the […]

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Upset with the News? Go Mentor a New World

By David Harder on the May, 18, 2017

Mentorship transforms lives. Mentorship has the power to dissolve disengagement and the scourge of underemployment. Mentorship is critical in preparing our young people for the future of work. Mentorship creates stellar careers and lives. Cynthia Fanning Juno was a fresh-faced associate attorney with one of LA’s leading law firms. A […]

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Can You Change Careers Brilliantly? Look at This Guy!

By David Harder on the May, 16, 2017

If the average college graduate is going to change careers four to six times then why is there anything strange if the rest of us follow suit? I help people define what they want and orchestrate their success in getting exactly that. If that sounds like a stretch, my company […]

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Are We Preparing or Killing Our Children’s Future Careers?

By David Harder on the May, 9, 2017

How many career dinosaurs are being sent to college every year? 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 […]

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The Wake-Up Call – Why Our Country Is At Each Other’s Throats

By David Harder on the May, 6, 2017

The turmoil that continues to roll through our country overlooks many of the truths that are enraging so many. Last November, I wrote an article that was a response to many of my friends being paralyzed by the results of the election and the observation that much of the problems […]

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Will You Ever Overcome Fear?

By David Harder on the May, 6, 2017

In a culture fixated on security, we have reinforced the myth that there is something fundamentally inadequate about us when we feel fear. If that is the case, we construct our lives around avoiding fear and as a result, the real and best opportunities don’t even reach our field of […]