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How Can We Have So Much and Be So Soft?

How Can We Have So Much and Be So Soft?

By David Harder on the December, 4, 2019

I have always been able to have conversations with friends and family members with differing political views by connecting with the morals, values, and ethics that live above politics. You know, the ones that all of us used to remember as the ideals behind our American spirit. We treasured characteristics […]


Want Employee Engagement? Join the Marines!

Want Employee Engagement? Join the Marines!

By David Harder on the November, 18, 2019

“Someone who practices courage will take immediate action while someone who is trying to become fearless will be on the 5th self-help book.”   The sole purpose of a democracy is to make everyone relevant. If a CEO ever hopes to solve the employee engagement challenge, then he or she […]


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 Killer Filters - 5 ways we destroy change before it happens!

The Killer Filters – 5 ways we destroy change before it happens!

By David Harder on the November, 1, 2019

In 1990, we delivered the first Inspired Work Program, an immersive experience that has led thousands of people into turning points with their careers. We can provide this outcome in just two days. However, in the beginning, some of the programs were long. We had to find a way for […]


What if the Turmoil Isn't Political?

What if the Turmoil Isn’t Political?

By David Harder on the October, 25, 2019

For many of us, turning on the news or reading posts on Facebook produces facial ticks and feelings the Apocalypse is at hand. But for those of us who work, we cannot afford to be distracted.   The world is in the midst of the most extensive restructuring of work […]


How Great Role Models Educate Our Souls

How Great Role Models Educate Our Souls

By David Harder on the October, 17, 2019

News of bright lights passing is sad. But, for the ones that live in the light, gratitude quickly follows for their lives, which have given us nothing less than literacy of the soul.   I never met Elijah Cummings, but every time he stood up, I could see a man […]


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 […]


Does Your Tribe Support You or Own You?

Does Your Tribe Support You or Own You?

By David Harder on the October, 9, 2019

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.”     – Friedrich Nietzsche My closet is filled with costumes. […]


The Words & Phrases That Cut Your Power in Half!

The Words & Phrases That Cut Your Power in Half!

By David Harder on the September, 30, 2019

When the late and great Toni Morrison accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature, she said,   “We die. Perhaps that is the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.”   So how is our society doing in terms of language representing the measure of […]


What is this Century's Single Most Important Change in Work?

What is this Century’s Single Most Important Change in Work?

By David Harder on the September, 27, 2019

“Want to become a billionaire? Then help a billion people. The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest business opportunities.” Peter Diamandis – Co-Founder, X-Prize   The American spirit was founded on optimism and that, my friends, is vastly different than hope. Hope requires no action at all. The famed […]


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