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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 […]


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 […]


Curiosity's Striking Role in Modern Success

Curiosity’s Striking Role in Modern Success

By David Harder on the November, 13, 2018

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reasons for existing.” – Albert Einstein   Whenever we think of the twisted proverb, “Curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back,” it is easy to envision creative thinkers in their recliners yelling at the TV and inhaling large […]


Does Your Bank Love You or View You as an Easy Mark?

Does Your Bank Love You or View You as an Easy Mark?

By David Harder on the November, 8, 2018

Many consumers pay little attention to the quality of certain vendors. Banking is all the same right? And yet, we find that the CEO or owner of all businesses sets the tone in how customers and employees are treated.   In 1990, I launched Inspired Work out of my condo […]


Why Have Employer Brands Become More Important Than Consumer Brands?

Why Have Employer Brands Become More Important Than Consumer Brands?

By David Harder on the November, 5, 2018

Employer brands have become equally important to consumer brands.   A consumer brand tells the world why you exist.   An employer brand is who are actually are.   In our country, entire tribes of CEOs perpetuate an idea that in order to offer low-prices customers are willing to have […]


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 […]


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, […]


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