20 Years of Research
Since 1993 RainmakerThinking, Inc. has been a leader in research on management and the workplace. Based on thousands of in-depth interviews, as well as focus groups, polls, and surveys including hundreds of thousands of respondents, our research is the foundation of 19 books, dozens of white papers and thousands of presentations and articles. Our work has also been featured and cited in thousands of news stories around the world.
Fight the Under-Management Epidemic: A Call to Action for CEOs, Business Owners and Senior Leaders
It’s Okay to Be the Boss: How to Be the Manager Your Employees Need
Bringing Out the Best in Young Talent: Managing Generations Y & Z
Generational Shift: Leveraging Generational Diversity in the Workplace
The Rising Star’s Guide to High Performance: How to Manage Yourself, Your Boss, and Sideways
Building New Leaders: Critical Skills for First Time Managers
“All Management Problems Solved in One Book???!!”
Managing people is harder now than ever before. What can a real manager in the real world actually do in the face of today’s daunting challenges? Here’s your chance to find out! Bruce’s newest book, The 27 Challenges Managers Face, has hit the shelves!
The 27 Challenges Managers Face is available through:
Every time you assign a new project, task, or responsibility, you need to ask: Does this employee have the resources he needs to do the work assigned? Make resource planning a regular part of your regular one-on-one dialogue with every direct-report.
Wall Street Journal
Managers Need to Make Time for Face Time:
Heavy travel schedules often interfere with necessary interaction with subordinates
March 17, 2015
Portland Business Journal
PGE looks to make the city’s business more diverse
March 23, 2015
10 Signs That the Jerk at Work Might Be You
March 13, 2015
When an Employee Needs to Get Organized
March 9, 2015
Management Challenge #9: When You Have an Employee Who Needs to Increase Productivity
March 9, 2015
Small Business Trends
The 27 Challenges Managers Face Covers 90 Percent of Management Problems
March 1, 2015
Employees in Creative Roles Deserve Strong Managers Too!
February 24, 2015
Chartered Management Institute
The Trouble with Managing Generation X
February 18, 2015
Millennials in the Workplace
They’re here! By 2020 Millennials will make up 50% of the workforce, outnumbering the remaining Baby Boomers by more than 2 to 1. Bruce Tulgan and RainmakerThinking, Inc. have been the leading experts on young people in the workplace since 1993. We provide keynotes, training, consulting and research on all aspects of managing and developing young talent including:
Attraction and selection
On-boarding and up-to-speed training
The soft skills gap
0-5 year employee retention
and coming soon….