Since 1993, Bruce Tulgan and RainmakerThinking have helped organizations identify personnel risks, issues, and opportunities using our comprehensive assessment process.
We help you…
…when it comes to personnel and organizational structure.
As a turn-around CEO, I have relied on RainmakerThinking to evaluate talent, as an early indicator of risks, to build high-potential individuals, improve cross-functional communication and execution, reduce turnover, meaningfully accelerate timelines, grow revenue and improve profitability.
– Geoffrey Crouse, CEO, Candela Medical
“Bruce quickly grasps employees’ motivations and their capacity to perform and develops solutions for creating positive change.”
– Craig Anderson, CFO, Operation Smile;
CFO, HJF for the Advancement of Military Medicine (1993-2017)
We start by understanding your objectives, so we can align our process with your needs. Next, our team will conduct a series of initial one-on-one interviews with key decision-makers, and request and review available documentation you are able to provide.
Based on this initial intake process, we provide:
We will help you develop a custom solution for your particular personnel needs.
We work with your team, virtually or in-person, to swiftly gather data using 4 primary tools of inquiry:
Based on all qualitative and quantitative data gathered, we develop and deliver comprehensive written reports, accompanied by:
For a deeper dive, we can prepare a comprehensive talent dossier, profiling:
We give you a full picture of the human risks and opportunities within your organization.
Following our initial analysis and report, we may also provide ongoing leadership training, executive coaching, and organizational development at all levels.
“I was fortunate to work with Bruce Tulgan during the transformation of the U.S. Army after the Cold War. He is truly indispensable to the change process!”
– Dennis J. Reimer, General, U.S. Army (Ret.),
Chief of Staff of the United States Army (1995-99)
“Bruce and his team helped our company to analyze the organizational risks after a recent acquisition in May 2020. His very detailed analysis and strategic advice gave us a head start, which allowed us to adapt and make strategic decisions quickly.”
– Anne Anderton Warren, EVP & CHRO, Mid-Kansas Cooperative
Bruce Tulgan is internationally recognized as the leading expert on young people in the workplace and one of the leading experts on leadership and management. Bruce is a best-selling author of twenty-one books, an adviser to business leaders all over the world, and a sought-after keynote speaker and management trainer.
Since 1993, Bruce has worked with tens of thousands of leaders and managers in hundreds of organizations ranging from Aetna to Wal-Mart; from the Army to the YMCA.
Bruce is the author or co-author of 21 books, including his best-selling It’s Okay to Be the Boss, the classic Managing Generation X, his popular Not Everyone Gets a Trophy: How to Manage the Millennials, and The 27 Challenges Managers Face: Step-by-step Solutions to (Nearly) All of Your Management Problems. His newest book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work, is available now from Harvard Business Review Press.
Bruce is a lifelong practitioner of Okinawan Uechi Ryu Karate Do and holds a seventh degree black belt, making him a Kyoshi master in that style. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut with his wife Debby Applegate, Ph.D., who won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for her book The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher. Her new book, Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age, is available now from Doubleday.
Our team of objective third-party experts are already great at conducting deep dive investigative assessments very well, very fast.
“I hired Bruce Tulgan to assist me and my leadership team when I commanded the US Air Force’s premier Special Operations Combat Wing. He provided invaluable analysis and advice to help us understand the risks and opportunities tied to our most pressing strategic human issues in our workforce.”
– Greg Lengyel, Major General, U.S. Air Force (Ret.),
Deputy Commanding General U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (2016-2018)