“Eric changed the way [our] people think about leadership in turbulent times.”

In his own words, “My work is to amplify the impact of those who choose to lead. I draw inspiration from the complexity nature and cities, as well as the seemingly endless creativity of my fellow humans as I develop concepts and tools to help leaders and their organizations thrive.”

About Eric McNulty

Eric wants to empower people on every tier of the organization to craft work experiences where their contributions matter and are recognized. Where people derive satisfaction and meaning through their efforts. These are organizations that appreciate both rebels and steady hands. Their leaders cultivate talent as the surest path to innovative ideas and satisfied customers. Armed with a better understanding of how our decisions in the workplace affect our coworkers and the world around us, we are unstoppable.

Reach out to Eric on LinkedIn or Twitter @RicherEarth.

And go Red Sox.

Eric’s writing and speaking have been called “crystal clear,” “compelling,” and “timely.”

As a speaker and author, Eric draws on his curiosity and breadth of experience to engage with his audience. He is a wide-ranging thinker and natural storyteller. Eric builds from one subject to the next, finding the connections, often unseen, between various areas of study and practice. He helps people the world, and their potential in it, more expansively. He has a special expertise in helping subject matter experts—physicians, engineers, scientists, preparedness and response executives, and more—step up to leading their teams, peers, organizations, and communities.

Pick up one of the four books Eric has authored and co-authored, and you can enjoy his unique perspective firsthand.

Eric has also written more than 200 bylined articles on leadership, decision-making, and negotiation. Dive into some of his writing in top journals such as:

  • CNN.com
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Leader to Leader
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
  • His columns on leadership and management also appear regularly at strategy+business, where he is a contributing editor.
  • Eric has also been widely quoted in publications such as the Financial Times, Forbes, Inc., the New York Times, The New Yorker, and more.

Where else can you find Eric?

  • He holds an appointment as associate director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI), a joint program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and as Instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
  • Eric also teaches in numerous executive education and graduate-level courses at Harvard as well as at M.I.T and the University of California, San Diego.
  • In 2018, he was named a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader in Trust. He speaks to executive audiences around the world about the challenges of leading in fast-moving, unpredictable circumstances.
  • Eric sits on the editorial panel of Crisis Response Journal and the Leadership Communications Council at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.
  • As a lifelong lover of animals, Eric also sits on the board of Massachusetts for Elephants.
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