Top Takeaways from 18 Months of Virtual Speeches

After one year, four months and 19 days of pandemic-induced virtual presenting, I finally had the opportunity to speak in front of a live audience last month. As you might notice from the above photo, I could barely contain my excitement of wearing my favorite suit, drinking a coffee cart iced coffee and walking into […]

What Does it Mean to Recalculate?

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When Covid-19 first emerged, I started to think about all the people thrown unexpectedly into career transition because of the pandemic, lockdowns and economic fallout. For some reason, I kept imagining the situation as that moment when you’re driving a car and the road forks, or you make a wrong turn, or you miss an […]

Silver Linings: How Great Companies Were Able To Thrive During The Pandemic

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As we sort through the lessons of 2020, a clear picture emerges of companies that thrived and those that floundered. Some industries and organizations succeeded by virtue of being in the right place at the right time, with a product or service uniquely suited to the situation. But the more engrossing story is those companies […]

Don’t Change What Works

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In my book, The Remix, I offer seven “rules for remixers.” Rule #6 feels particularly relevant right now: Don’t change what works.

Introducing My New Book, Recalculating

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Workplace trends that were already taking place have only accelerated due to the coronavirus. My new book, Recalculating, is a guide to help you navigate the changing world of work.

How to Become an Indispensable Employee with Bruce Tulgan

At the beginning of July 2020, there were approximately 17.8 million people unemployed in the United States. In the face of sweeping layoffs and shutdowns, the economy feels wild and unpredictable. When managers are forced to make tough decisions, you don’t want to be the one finding a pink slip on your (virtual) desk. The […]

Managing the Multigenerational Law Firm

This article originally appeared in Law Practice Today June 2020. While law will always be among the more conventional industries, successful firms know that they have to pivot to meet the needs of new generations of employees. I frequently work with law firms on multigenerational workplace success plans and have been impressed with many firms’ […]