What I’m About

Bud BilanichHere are few tid bits about me you might want to keep in mind as you browse my site.

I’m known as “The Common Sense Guy,” because I help my coaching and consulting clients succeed by applying their common sense.

I’m a career mentor, leadership consultant, motivational speaker, bestselling author and influential blogger.

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Here’s where my expertise has been featured:

  • CBS
  • ABC
  • NBC
  • CNN
  • Wall Street Journal
  • USA Today
  • The New York Times
  • Fortune
  • Success Magazine
  • Self Improvement Magazine

I’m Harvard educated but have a no nonsense approach to my work that goes back to my roots in the steel country of Western Pennsylvania.

I’m a bestselling author who has written 19 books. My five favorites are:

  1. Success Tweets: 140 Bits of Common Sense Career Success Advice
  2. Climbing the Corporate Ladder
  3. Straight Talk for Success
  4. Your Success GPS
  5. 42 Rules to Jumpstart Your Professional Success

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I’ve worked with some of the best known companies in the world. My clients include:

  • Pfizer
  • Merck
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Abbot Laboratories
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • PepsiCo
  • AT&T
  • Chase Manhattan Bank
  • Citigroup
  • General Motors
  • UBS
  • AXA Advisors
  • Cabot Corporation
  • The Aetna
  • PECO Energy
  • Olin Corporation
  • Minerals Technologies
  • The Boys and Girls Clubs of America

I received an EdD (Doctor of Education) with a concentration in Adult Education and Organization
Behavior and Intervention from Harvard University; and MA in Organizational and Interpersonal Communication from the University of Colorado and a BS in Human Development from Penn State.

I’m a cancer survivor who lives in Denver Colorado with my wife, Cathy. I’m a retired rugby player, an avid cyclist and a Pittsburgh Steeler football fan. I enjoy independent film, live theatre and crime fiction.

Most of all, I’m a guy who can help you create the life and career success you want and deserve.