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Alina Tugend

Author, "Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong;" Columnist The New York Times

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 Alina Tugend Biography

Alina Tugend has been a journalist for almost 30 years.  She started her career at United Press International in Providence, Rhode Island and has worked as a journalist in Washington, DC, Southern California, London and New York.

Some of Alina’s major stories include: the tragic impact of nuclear waste poisoning in Chelyabinsk, one of the “secret” cities in the former Soviet Union; the puzzling clusters of teenage suicide in a Colorado town; and the courageous efforts to create a “peace” university in Northern Ireland.

Since 2005, she has written the biweekly ShortCuts column for The New York Times business section. Her personal finance columns received a Best in Business award in 2011 from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

A number of her columns have also been published in the first and second editions of The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything.

Better by Mistake is her first book. Alina lives outside of New York City with her husband and two sons.

Alina also loves to read and to share and discover new books.

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Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong

Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong

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  • Better by Mistake

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Alina Tugend

Author, "Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong;" Columnist The New York Times

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Alina Tugend Biography

Alina Tugend has been a journalist for almost 30 years.  She started her career at United Press International in Providence, Rhode Island and has worked as a journalist in Washington, DC, Southern California, London and New York.

Some of Alina’s major stories include: the tragic impact of nuclear waste poisoning in Chelyabinsk, one of the “secret” cities in the former Soviet Union; the puzzling clusters of teenage suicide in a Colorado town; and the courageous efforts to create a “peace” university in Northern Ireland.

Since 2005, she has written the biweekly ShortCuts column for The New York Times business section. Her personal finance columns received a Best in Business award in 2011 from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

A number of her columns have also been published in the first and second editions of The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything.

Better by Mistake is her first book. Alina lives outside of New York City with her husband and two sons.

Alina also loves to read and to share and discover new books.

Alina Tugend Videos

  • An Interview with Penguin Speakers Bureau: Alina Tugend
  • Mistakes in the Real World (Ohio State University, Part 3)
  • Gold Stars and Trophies for All (Ohio State University, Part 1)

Alina Tugend Books

Alina Tugend Speaking Topics

  • Better by Mistake

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  • How to book Alina Tugend?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alina Tugend for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Alina Tugend, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Alina Tugend or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alina Tugend?

    Booking fees for Alina Tugend, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alina Tugend, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alina Tugend?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alina Tugend for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alina Tugend for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alina Tugend or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alina Tugend or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alina Tugend is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alina Tugend for your event is available upon request. Alina Tugend generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Scott Schuman "The Sartorialist", John Wood, Alain de Botton, Nathan Englander and Alexa von Tobel. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alina Tugend for an upcoming event.

Alina Tugend Speaker Videos

  • An Interview with Penguin Speakers Bureau: Alina Tugend
    Mistakes in the Real World (Ohio State University, Part 3)
  • Gold Stars and Trophies for All (Ohio State University, Part 1)
    Dialogue of Apology - Youtube

Alina Tugend Speaking Topics

  • Better by Mistake

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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