Category Archives: Investing

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Law on Your Side: How to Structure Your Business to Attract Funding

with Larry Hui and Jonathan Ain Tuesday, August 5th, 6 pm Many companies are looking to expand their businesses and are looking for ways to seek investment resources. Often, business managers can take advantage of the legal structure and organization of their companies to position themselves in the most powerful, positive light to attract potential […]

The Next Great Entrepreneurial Opportunity

Thank you all for attending! “The Next Great Entrepreneurial Opportunity: How to Identify Market White Space” You can find links to David’s presentation and supporting material on his web site. David Teten is a Partner with ff Venture Capital and Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. He is co-founder of the Venture […]