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What Will You Do With Freedom?

By David Harder on the June, 4, 2018

One of the most valuable books I devoured this past year is Kevin Kelly’s The Inevitable. In it, Kelly, who is one of the tech industry’s most respected journalists, talks about ten emerging technologies that are going to transform how we live, work, communicate and even think. The gist is, […]

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Are Roseanne & Samantha Bee Symptoms of Progress?

By David Harder on the June, 1, 2018

Perhaps it would be valuable for us to view the cancellation of the Rosanne Show not as a political move but as a stand against the vulgar and coarse energy that is growing throughout our culture. I am impressed with Bob Iger, who once again, is standing for the values […]

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If the Meek Inherit the Earth the Righteous​ Might Destroy It

By David Harder on the May, 31, 2018

“Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes – goodwill among men and peace on earth.”      – Albert Einstein   Two of the most diametrically opposed characteristics in the human experience are […]

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Trapped by Frenzy? How About A Cure?

By David Harder on the May, 21, 2018

“One reason most people never stop thinking is that mental frenzy keeps us from having to see the upsetting aspects of our lives. If I’m constantly brooding about my children or career, I won’t notice that I’m lonely. If I grapple continuously with logistical problems, I can avoid contemplating little […]

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Is Your Industry Shrinking or Growing?

By David Harder on the May, 11, 2018

Right now, the acceleration of change is creating radical new predictions about how much disruption will happen with all of us who work. For the creative, adaptive and active learner, the road ahead is filled with opportunity, excitement, and growth. In fact, there are enormous options for professionals who become […]

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The Man Who Taught Me Unlearning

By David Harder on the May, 9, 2018

One of the greatest learning experiences in my life came from a man named Phil Cohen who was the Artistic Director of Concordia University’s Leonardo Project. This past Sunday, Phil passed away and leaves behind him thousands of lives that were deeply touched by his brilliance, compassion and fierce commitment […]

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How One Legal Secretary Saved Thousands of Lives

By David Harder on the April, 12, 2018

This past weekend, I was at the Luxe Sunset delivering an Inspired Work Program. Our participants were there to find a new purpose, new work, and in some cases, new careers.   I like to sit alone at lunch to decompress and that was when I read the news of […]

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Elizabeth Holme’s Revolting Impact on Medical Innovation

By David Harder on the April, 2, 2018

Bernie Madoff, Ken Lay, and now Elizabeth Holmes have become pariahs by concocting mistruth at such an impactful level that millions of lives are impacted. For years, I’ve said the most important conversation we have is the one we are having with ourselves. If we want to improve the quality […]

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Why Didn’t You Become You?

By David Harder on the March, 27, 2018

For the last 27 years I have watched people change their professional lives every single day. How many? 43,000+ so far. At the very least, the experience has given me insights of all that is possible when we choose to elevate our relationship towards work. First, the very commitment requires […]

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End Your Relationship With Facebook? Really?

By David Harder on the March, 22, 2018

This morning, I’m waking up to all of the messages about ending one’s relationship with Facebook.   Yesterday, I led the last installment of Inspired Social Networking and was telling our participants that we now live in the world of transparency. The tipping point for sexual harrassment happened because of […]