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Kill Spam & Replace it With Good

Kill Spam & Replace it With Good

By David Harder on the February, 6, 2019

It happens virtually every single day on LinkedIn, Facebook, and other sites. We accept an invitation which is immediately followed by an e-mailed sales pitch. Often the service or product they are selling has nothing to do with our work, business, or interests. Sometimes fiction is added to the pitch: […]

Social Entrepreneur of the Month! He provides a miracle that science has chased for years.

Social Entrepreneur of the Month! He provides a miracle that science has chased for years.

By David Harder on the January, 7, 2019

He’s 81, a non-scientist, and has broken the code for a green future.   As I shared in a recent article, Social Entrepreneurs are becoming the single most impactful and positive change in the future of work. These are people who insist that changing our world for the better can […]

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 […]

The #1 Way to Get a Raise - with Total Integrity

The #1 Way to Get a Raise – with Total Integrity

By David Harder on the August, 11, 2018

“I just believe that the way that young people’s minds develop is fascinating. If you are doing something for a grade or salary or a reward, it doesn’t have as much meaning as creating something for yourself and your own life.” Steve Wozniak   For several decades, I’ve have helped […]

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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 […]

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How Social Networking Can Drive Innovation

By David Harder on the October, 16, 2017

How many people assume the world’s most innovative companies invent most of their technology in house? Far more innovation is found by individuals going out into the world and finding breakthroughs which they bring back. Thomas Edison did not invent the lightbulb. He networked and found the incandescent bulb that […]

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Will Your Tribe Make or Break You?

By David Harder on the October, 16, 2017

What happens right after we make a decision to change the business or the course of our lives?   We tell members of our tribes. The challenge with tribes is that they have rigid rituals and expectations. When we break one of those rituals, the general response is some form […]

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A Whole New Form of Social Networking

By David Harder on the October, 15, 2017

  Inspired Social Networking    Begins on Wednesday, November 8 from 4-6 p.m.   Regardless of how skilled you are with social media, Inspired Social Networking will elevate how you experience the process and transform your results. The program blends the best of high-touch business development practices with straightforward online […]

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The Global Talent Crisis That Will Impact Every-Single-One-Of-Us

By David Harder on the August, 26, 2017

We have a massive global crisis on our hands around work and livelihood. The numbers speak for themselves. 48% of Americans view themselves as underemployed. In other words, they are living from paycheck to paycheck. It is impossible for people to have self-esteem if they are not having a direct […]


Pulling Back the Curtain on LA – A Great, Great, City

By David Harder on the June, 29, 2017

Last Friday, I had elective surgery at Cedars-Sinai and am recovering quite nicely. Everyone on that staff was world-class wonderful. In the evening, the phlebotomist came to visit. When she finished, I asked how long she had been with the hospital and quickly learned she is from Chicago and putting […]