Category Archives: Fashion

Shopping at Retail: Revolution or Devolution? What’s in Store?

with  Pana Diamantopoulos Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:00 pm Location: Baker Hostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza Our Host: Dennis Cohen It is not news that the retail business is being roiled by disruption, largely due to a shift in shopping and buying habits on the Internet. Even Walmart bought Jet.com. Macy’s recently closed 125 of its stores. […]

Cyber Security: An Issue that Keeps on Growing

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 6:00 pm NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION! Baker Hostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza Our Host: Dennis Cohen Cyber security is an issue that only grows in every corner of our global garden.  Some would say it is an invasive weed with no herbicide in sight. Every day, we face headlines in the media, from […]

The Democratization of the Media: PR for the Rest of Us

with  Jess Todtfeld Tuesday, January 5, 2016 6:00 pm NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION! Baker Hostetler, 45 Rockefeller Plaza Our Host: Dennis Cohen What if public relations were not the exclusive domain of the largest firms with large PR agencies? What if the power of the media was available to everyone? With the plethora of outlets now […]

Future Focus: How Successful Companies Stay Relevant by Continual Innovation

with Jeff Loehr June 2, 6:00 pm, Yale Club Business success and failure depend on decisions leaders make; they are not a result of changes in the market. However, the market is changing more quickly than most people realize so making these decisions requires that leadership find ways to overcome their biases, focus on the future and continuously […]

It Does Matter: The Details of Self-Presentation Are the Message

with Oona Chanel  April 7, 6:00 pm Everyone in business is always in front of people who can and do make a difference in our professional lives. Much of their impressions is based on our self-presentation. Studies show that business people who dress to represent themselves as managers of a particular business sector provide the best […]

The Return of Manufacturing to NY and the Growth of Workforce Development

with Rob Sanchez October 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Rob Sanchez is a Yale Club member and the Chief Strategy Officer of Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator and factory dedicated to providing emerging independent fashion designers with the resources to move their designs into the marketplace. Manufacture New York is committed to the development […]

Integrity: An Access to Effective Leadership

with Christopher Gates Thursday, September 18, 6 pm In a one-hour fully interactive conversation, Christopher Gates, a member of the Yale Club, introduces a new model of integrity developed by a group of leadership scholars led by Werner Erhard and Michael Jensen, which you can read HERE. Chris shares how applying this new model of integrity […]

Fashioning the Future: What’s Ahead for the Fashion Industry in New York

Join us on Tuesday January 8th,  6:00pm,  at the Yale Club‘s Branford Suite, 17th Floor for: Jeff Kapelman co-CEO of Hilldun  Jeff Kapelman, co-CEO of Hilldun, a leading factor in the fashion industry, has extensive expertise with emerging companies in the apparel business. In addition, Jeff serves on the Board of the Fashion Service Network, […]

Welcome to Thought Leaders in Business

As the Chairman of Thought Leaders in Business, allow me to be the first to welcome you. Our mission statement is simple:  Thought Leaders in Business brings together leaders from the public and private sectors who have a vision about business that impacts a broad spectrum of industries and people, and delivers their insight and […]