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  • Agile programming -- for your family

    Bruce Feiler has a radical idea: To deal with the stress of modern family life, go agile. Inspired by agile software programming, Feiler introduces family practices which encourage flexibility, bottom-up idea flow, constant feedback and accountability. One surprising feature: Kids pick their own punishments.

  • The council of dads

    Diagnosed with cancer, Bruce Feiler worried first about his young family. So -- as he shares in this funny, rambling and ultimately thoughtful talk -- he asked his closest friends to become a "council of dads," bringing their own lifetimes of wisdom to advise his twin daughters as they grow.

  • The Secret to Mastering Life's Biggest Transitions | Bruce Feiler | TED

    How do you navigate life's growing number of transitions with meaning, purpose and skill? Writer Bruce Feiler offers a powerful way to handle uncertain, painful and confusing times -- or "lifequakes", as he calls them. Learn how to equip yourself with the essential tools and mindset to ride out (and rewrite) the toughest chapters of your life story, and turn unease and upheaval into growth and renewal.

  • Bruce Feiler and Fareed Zakaria: How to Find Meaning and Happiness at Work

    The Future of Work: Leading with purpose: How leaders can create a meaning agenda that serves a more purpose-focused workforce. The Search: Finding Meaningful Work in a post-career world

  • Bruce Feiler: The Search: Finding Meaningful Work in a Post-Career World

    When Bruce Feiler (FAN '21) completed his most recent book Life Is in the Transitions, which introduced readers to the idea of the “nonlinear life,” he realized that the greatest frontier of change in the world is work. Unprecedented numbers of Americans are quitting their jobs, rethinking their routines, breaking away from stifling expectations. We're still living through the Great Resignation and quiet quitting.

  • Bruce Feiler on Meaningful Work: Interviewed by Endeavor CEO Linda Rottenberg

    Seven-time New York Times bestselling author Bruce Feiler sits down with Endeavor Co-Founder and CEO Linda Rottenberg to discuss insights from Feiler's latest book, THE SEARCH. Their conversation explores the "three lies and one truth about work;" why a new generation of workers is rejecting the linear career track and insisting on flexibility and balance in ther lives; and how organizations can create a meaning agenda to improve culture, recruit and retain talent, and design the workplace of the future.

  • Need a Fresh Start? How to Master a Life Transition | Bruce Feiler | TEDxIEMadrid

    Bruce Feiler, the author of seven New York Times best-sellers, has long explored the stories that give our lives meaning. Galvanized by a personal crisis, he crisscrossed the United States, collecting the life stories of hundreds of Americans who'd been through major life changes, or “lifequakes” as he calls them. In this timely, uplifting talk, he offers powerful, detailed strategies to rebuild our lives in times of uncertainty and transform them into periods of growth and renewal.

  • GDA Live, "Life is in the Transitions"

    Bruce Feiler is one of America's most popular voices on contemporary life. He writes the popular “This Life” column in the Sunday New York Times and is the author of six consecutive New York Times best-sellers, including The Council of Dads. During GDA Live, Bruce discussed his new book: "Life is in the Transitions."

  • Dealing with Covid-19 in Our Personal Lives

    Author Bruce Feiler tells Fareed Covid-19 represents what he calls a "lifequake" and explains his new book on getting through life's major disruptions. Source: CNN

  • VIRTUAL: Bruce Feiler, Life Is In the Transitions

    Politics & Prose Episode: Campbell Brown interviews Bruce Feiler about his book Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age, and more!

  • Secrets To A Successful Relationship

    Bruce Feiler discusses Adam and Eve being the first love story. How their story can help modern-day couples make the choice to help one another and find balance together to succeed.