Sept. 9, 2021

How to Pivot In Your Career With Bob Richards, Executive Vice Chairman at Cushman Wakefield


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➡️ About The Guest

Bob Richards is the Executive Vice Chairman and member of the Global Advisory Board at Cushman Wakefield. Locally, Bob leads the Cambridge/Urban team and also heads the Life Science and Healthcare Practice Groups. He also serves on the Boston Office Steering Committee.

Bob has represented numerous corporate clients in transactions nationally and internationally. He has successfully completed complex assignments in India, China, Singapore, Australia, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Denmark, as well as all major cities in The United States. He counsels tenant clients such as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Raytheon, Forrester Research, CRISPR Therapeutics, Acceleron, and The Wyss Institute.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Bob was a founding partner and president of Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, which was acquired by Transwestern in 2013. Prior to co-founding RBJ, he was a Principal at Trammell Crow Company. Beflore entering commercial real estate, Bob spent five years working as a sportscaster for CNN and WTBS in Atlanta.

➡️ Talking Points

00:00 - Intro

09:13 - Being comfortable speaking to anyone.

10:54 - How to manage a career pivot.

22:31 - Moving to Cushman Wakefield

30:26 - Remote work & real estate.

41:06 - Bet on yourself.

43:01 - Your clients are a reflection of you.

48:05 - Always have clarity of purpose.

➡️ Show Links

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https://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en/united-states/people/robert-richards

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