Unleashing Your Wild and Creative Side During Tough Times
Be prepared to hear the story of how a seasoned Human Resources leader took what was really the darkest of situations – the recent pandemic – and decided to use this time productively – and unleashed a wave of creativity he wasn’t sure he had in him – to great success. Tim will share stories of his many years in human resources, leading up to this new chapter of his life – new career, new city, empty nesting, launching a sold-out play, writing a few more plays, publishing a best-selling cookbook, becoming an influencer, and ending up at the top of his game, both professionally and creatively.
- The importance of achieving balance during stressful times
- Ideas on taking tough and stressful times and turning this into a positive
- Applying lessons learned during tough times to your HR career, and leaning into innovation, creativity, and confidence in who you are to kill it in your Human Resources career, and re-emerge stronger than ever
Speaker Bio: Tim Mulligan currently serves the LA-based BENlabs as its Chief HR Officer, after previous stints as CHRO with Paul Allen's Vulcan and 13 years as CHRO for San Diego Zoo Global, and many years of HR, Legal, and Leadership experience in the hospitality industry. Tim is the author of two best-selling books, his new cookbook, "A Perfect Ten," as well as the his leadership book "Roar: How To Build a Resilient Organization the World Famous San Diego Zoo Way."
With an HR career spanning over two decades, Mulligan has amassed much recognition from the HR and business community, including San Diego Business Journal’s “HR Professional of the Year,” numerous culture-related awards under his watch during his San Diego years, including San Diego Business Journal’s “San Diego Healthiest Employers” finalist for several years, and the SHRM “Workplace Excellence” Award numerous years, as well as San Diego City Beat’s “Best Place to Work in San Diego.” In 2016, Mulligan won the prestigious award of "Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year" by HRO Today.
Mulligan continues to gather recognition on the international stage, providing insight to HR professionals through various speaking opportunities. He has spoken at the SHRM National Conference, SHRM Talent Management Conference, SHRM HR Technology Conference, SHRM HR West Conference, Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) International Conference, International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) International Attractions Expo, and the Consero CHRO Summit.
An avid animal lover...hiker...home chef/food blogger/food photographer...lawyer…father of two...movie buff...and public speaker...
Mulligan also is a playwright, and his first play, WITCHLAND, had its first full run in San Diego in late 2021. www.witchlandplay.com.
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