Episode 74

Published on:

9th Feb 2022

Dr. Jean Kanokogi: Get Up and Fight

This week, Bruce talked with Dr. Jean Kanokogi. Jean shared her mother Rusty’s incredible story as the woman to bring women’s Judo to the Olympics, the ways her mother’s resilience influenced her journey to become a US federal agent, and how being a New Yorker during 9/11 inspired her to use communication and martial arts to improve law enforcement and heal others.

Learn more about Project Rusty, and Dr. Kanokogi's co-authored memoir, Get Up & Fight: https://www.rustykanokogi.com/product-page/get-up-fight-the-memoir-of-rusty-kanokogi-special-edition-40th-anniversary

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About the Podcast

The Indispensables
Conversations with real go-to people who stand the test of time in the real world of work
Based on Bruce Tulgan's new book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work, The Indispensables is a podcast series about how real people, in the real world, become indispensable, go-to people who stand the test of time at work.

Featuring conversations with go-to people from organizations of all shapes and sizes, in every industry, Bruce Tulgan drills down into the specifics of what these people do differently to stand out in their jobs and careers. There will be no fads or quick-fix solutions here. This podcast is all about actionable advice that really works.


Bruce Tulgan is the CEO of RainmakerThinking, the management research, consulting and training firm he founded in 1993. All of his work is based on 27 years of intensive workplace interviews and has been featured in thousands of news stories around the world. You can follow Bruce on Twitter @BruceTulgan or learn more about his work at: https://rainmakerthinking.com/