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What is Fear of Success​ Really

What is “Fear of Success”​ Really?

By David Harder on the April, 15, 2019

Picture this:   You awaken in your waterfront apartment in Monaco. The sun is fresh and bright, the air is clean, you open your window and look down at your Perini Navi superyacht. The crew has been readying the boat for a voyage to the Seychelles. As you pass the […]


Were Tasks Ever That Much Fun

Were Tasks Ever That Much Fun?

By David Harder on the April, 12, 2019

Every day, I find myself in conversation with someone who is underemployed. For those who have taken on survival jobs, it can be very difficult to hear that we are actually coming into an era of work that offers us an unprecedented opportunity and not just to make good money. […]


Where is Your High Road?

By David Harder on the April, 3, 2019

Defining and finding the work that is most meaningful to us is one of the greatest ways to lead a richly rewarding life.   For the last 28 years, my company has orchestrated the success of thousands of individuals in stepping into uniquely personalized careers. We have also helped a […]


3 Lies About Work That Threaten Our Democracy

3 Lies About Work That Threaten Our Democracy

By David Harder on the March, 28, 2019

Many of my readers are exhausted by the turmoil that is taking place in America.   For a while, I’ve asserted the underlying cause is not political. Our current political divisiveness is but a symptom of our nation’s relationship towards work.   Relevance is the purpose of democracy, where every […]


How Southwest Airlines Continues to Fly High

How Southwest Airlines Continues to Fly High

By David Harder on the March, 26, 2019

There was a time when airline travel represented a special occasion. People dressed up, flight attendants served great food, and everyone had plenty of legroom. Today, airline travel is by and large a commodity. Unfortunately, when most CEOs decide their business is a commodity, they also treat the customers and […]


Stop Hiding.

By David Harder on the March, 13, 2019

Two years ago, I sat with one of the Deans at USC as she cried about the scandal with the School of Medicine, the President, and the physician who abused all of those young women. For people who have devoted their lives to students and building a world-class university, the […]


Is That a Mobility Scooter in Your Driveway?

Is That a Mobility Scooter in Your Driveway?

By David Harder on the February, 28, 2019

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”   “Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.”   John F. Kennedy   A few years ago, […]


The Real Price of Villifying the 1%

The Real Price of Vilifying the 1%

By David Harder on the February, 13, 2019

Upfront, I support raising taxes as someone becomes more wealthy.   Anything to the contrary suggests there isn’t enough for all of us. That said, demonizing wealth is one of the most reliable ways to remain poor. We learn nothing of value by focusing on dysfunction. For example, I wanted […]


Just Where is the Culture of Outrage Taking Us?

By David Harder on the January, 20, 2019

There are certain mornings where I ought to avoid Facebook. I have a lot of work to do today and since most of it is about positive change in my client’s lives or our business, it is important to approach the work with optimism.   And yet, the first six […]


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 […]


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