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LinkedIn's Most Ironic Blog of 2018 - Recruiters despair in a tight labor market​

LinkedIn’s Most Ironic Blog of 2018 – “Recruiters despair in a tight labor market”​

By David Harder on the December, 26, 2018

It is LinkedIn’s most ironic mass blog of the year: “Recruiters despair in a tight labor market.”   The last time we had a war for talent was in 2006. During that period, employers continued to follow a formula that had worked for years. During a booming economy, we treated […]


What is Fear of Success

What is Fear of Success – Really?

By David Harder on the November, 25, 2018

Picture this.   You wake up tomorrow morning with the news that all of your bills have been paid, you have paid cash for a spectacular beach home in the Malibu Colony and purchased a brand-new Azimut 77S with crew of two (picture above) docked and waiting in the Marina. […]


To All of My Readers - Why Are U Grateful?

To All of My Readers – Why Are U Grateful?

By David Harder on the November, 21, 2018

Why am I grateful?   I get to have Thanksgiving dinner with my soul mate who is solid as a rock and with the sweetest heart that I know.   Because we weathered the loss of my beloved dog Frankie and that we have two young dachshunds that seem ordained […]


Unforgettable

Unforgettable

By David Harder on the November, 19, 2018

February 15, 1965, was just another day during a tumultuous era in our country.   1,268 people had just been arrested in Selma, Alabama.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson was ramping up the war in Vietnam. Russian submarine K 11 had a meltdown and exploded deep in the Atlantic Ocean.   That […]


How to Get the Best Recommendations in the World!

How to Get the Best Recommendations in the World!

By David Harder on the November, 15, 2018

“There are two things people want more than sex and money…recognition and praise.” Mary Kay Ash   In today’s world of accelerating change, connectivity and learning have become the keys to our success.   In our social networking program, we teach people how to use LinkedIn, Facebook and other digital […]


How Can You Sentence Yourself to Happiness?

How Can You Sentence Yourself to Happiness?

By David Harder on the October, 24, 2018

The secret to happiness is freedom…And the secret to freedom is courage. – Thucydides   There was a time in my life where I put happiness into the future. I was always working towards a goal without enjoying much of this day-to-day ride called “life.” I was so busy delivering […]


This Political Scandal Called “Work”​

By David Harder on the October, 15, 2018

Earlier this week, Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologized for making a claim that Donald Trump created 700,000 jobs while Barack Obama only created 195,000 new positions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that Trump created 708,000 jobs, Obama created 3 Million positions.   What is so outlandish about the numbers is […]


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Does Your Tribe Own Or Support You?

By David Harder on the October, 11, 2018

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.     – Richard Bach   All too often, we underestimate the power of tribe on our decisions, communications, and behavior. Tribes are made up of families, employers, associations, clubs, stores, […]


My Favorite Publisher is About to Become Your Favorite Source of Good

By David Harder on the September, 30, 2018

“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” Khalil Gibran   Giving is not a selfless act. Giving improves the lives of everyone it touches. I’ve observed that when someone has the lowest self-esteem, perhaps even self-loathing, giving is the most reliable way […]


What Are Courage Skills?

What Are Courage Skills?

By David Harder on the September, 26, 2018

Soft Skills: Personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people.   Over the years, I’ve observed the words “soft skills” as a derogatory term, often used to dismiss entire categories of learning. This is done because the development of such skills requires courage. Learning how […]


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