Category Archives: Finance

Future Focus: A Primer for the New Black in Engagement and Confidence in Investing

with  Bob Gay Thursday, June 2, 2016 6:00 pm Baker Hostetler 45 Rockefeller Plaza Our Host: Dennis Cohen We all make investment decisions at some point in our lives. The tools to support those decisions are stuck in a complex old narrative designed to be opaque and confusing. There has been a disruption in the […]

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 […]

How 3D Printing Will Rock Your World

with John Hornick July 7, 6:00 pm, Yale Club 3D printers are the most powerful machines humans have ever invented because they can make finished products, with all their parts, fully assembled. Driven by a digital blueprint of the finished product, they do so by building up layer upon layer of plastic, metal, or other materials, […]

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 […]

The Neuroscience of Business Relationships

with Nora Simpson Tuesday, May 5, 6:00 pm Building professional relationships is a critical part of business success. Without relationships based in trust and authentic connection, attempts to create value and service will suffer. When trust and authentic connection are present between clients, vendors, and colleagues, value, productivity and collaboration can reach remarkably successful levels. […]

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 […]

Cyber Security and You: Essential advice to survive in the age of cybercrime and cyber terrorism

with Chris Moschovitis Tuesday, January 6, 6:00 p.m. Hardly a day goes by that we don’t learn of another attack by hackers against governments, businesses, or individuals.  Be it cyber warfare sponsored by countries, cyber terrorism by fringe groups, or hacking by criminals, we are living in a new world where our most valuable asset […]

How Collaboration, Shared Values and Work Culture are the New Black in Corporate Growth Strategies

with Phil McKenzie November 11, 6:00 pm Corporate culture is under significant stress, as employers and employees struggle to find common ground in identifying and maintaining focus in achieving business goals. Phil McKenzie, the Founder of InfluencerCon, understands these challenges and has developed an approach that identifies and supports cooperative culture that delivers value to […]

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 […]

The Power of Branding: You don’t buy a brand, you join a brand

With Clotaire Rapaille, CEO and Founder of Archetype Discoveries Worldwide July 1st, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Dr. G. Clotaire Rapaille is an internationally known expert in Cultural Archetypes, Creativity and Innovation. His unique approach to marketing combines a psychoanalyst’s depth of analysis with a business people’s attention to practical concerns. He has written more than fourteen […]