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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 […]



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 Stay Out of The Career Dinosaur Club

How to Stay Out of The Career Dinosaur Club

By David Harder on the October, 29, 2018

For much of my adult life, I’ve help orchestrate the success of people who want the best possible relationship towards their work. Quite often, someone tells me they have been the target of age discrimination due to an individual or organizational bias. While many cases exist, I am always concerned […]

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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, […]


What Do We Tell Her About The Future of Work?

By David Harder on the July, 30, 2018

Today’s college graduates will change careers, not jobs, 4-6 times.   In the Industrial Revolution, we found a good job, which gave us predictability and survival. By and large, political and religious leaders, our educational system and parents fell in line pushing the promise of predictability and survival over fulfillment. […]

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7 Questions Every CEO Needs To Answer About Talent

By David Harder on the July, 27, 2018

I wrote The Workplace Engagement Solution with a commitment to define a practical and actionable response to disengagement. It’s a big deal. According to Gallup’s last global survey about 87% of the world’s workers are disengaged. In our country, billions of productivity per day are removed from our economy because so many […]

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Why is Your Employer Brand More Important Than Your Consumer Brand?

By David Harder on the July, 18, 2018

Who would you rather work for? United Airlines or Southwest Airlines? Google or Yahoo? Vons/Safeway or Trader Joe’s? Odds are high that you have identified the better employer with each example simply through word-of-mouth or direct customer experience. Or, you might be seriously interested in working for one of these organizations so […]

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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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What is the Fuel That Makes Life Worthwhile?

By David Harder on the May, 28, 2018

“There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.” – Robert Kennedy   In 1968, Robert F. Kennedy urged Americans to think […]

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We Are Depending On You

By David Harder on the May, 27, 2018

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy   I have come to believe that everyone has a unique career DNA that is as personalized as his or her faces, his or her thump prints, and his or her outlooks. When they […]