September 2010

Robert Sutton: What the Best Bosses Do (SF)

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Mon, Sep 20 2010 - 6:00pm

Robert Sutton: What the Best Bosses Do

Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Author, Good Boss, Bad Boss and The No A—hole Rule

A leading critic of behavior in the workplace unleashes his wrath on bosses and explains the impact both good and bad ones can have on employee morale and the bottom line. Sutton will weave together evidence and case studies to identify the mindset and actions of the most successful bosses.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking, 6 p.m. Read more »

The Roses of Pasadena: Art, Food, and Entrepreneurial Women

Fri, Sep 17 2010 - 9:00am

The Roses of Pasadena:
Art, Food, and Entrepreneurial Women
 

September 17-19, 2010

Sitting at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, Pasadena has played a key role in California’s history. In 1886, it became the second incorporated city in Southern California after Los Angeles. Today, it is an upscale community with a thriving arts, cultural, and entertainment scene, best known for the Tournament of Roses Parade that takes place every New Year's Day. Read more »

The Magic of ODC, Transforming San Francisco Arts and Environment

Thu, Sep 16 2010 - 6:00pm

The Magic of ODC, Transforming San Francisco Arts and the Environment

Brenda Way, Founder and Executive and Artistic Director, Oberlin Dance Collective
Lori Laqua,  Managing Director, ODC
Rob Bailis, ODC Theater Director
Kary Schulman, Director, Grants for the Arts, City & County of San Francisco

Join ODC in celebrating the completion of their $20 million arts complex in San Francisco's Mission District. Read more »

Africa's Entry into the Information Age

Thu, Sep 16 2010 - 6:00pm

How Africa's Entry into the Information Age Is Changing Its Economic and Political Perspective

Max Seybold, CEO, CherryPal

Through CherryPal, Max is dedicated to changing the world, one computer at a time. He has been succeful where others failed in providing laptop computers that cost less than $100 to millions of Africans. He believes that it’s crucial to bridge the “digital divide”, and make computers affordable for everyone. Read more »

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to Address The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco September 30

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With the country working hard to pull out of one of the most difficult economic climates in the past century, the Obama administration's powerhouse economic team is the focus of much hope and much

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to Address The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco September 30

Sep 15, 2010 @ 9:18 AM by Anonymous with [0] comments
With the country working hard to pull out of one of the most difficult economic climates in the past century, the Obama administration's powerhouse economic team is the focus of much hope and much

Schwarzenegger, AB32, and the Future of California's Environmental Commitment

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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to The Commonwealth Club September 27 to highlight the anniversary of AB32, the state's landmark climate-change legislation.

Schwarzenegger, AB32, and the Future of California's Environmental Commitment

Sep 15, 2010 @ 9:16 AM by Anonymous with [0] comments
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to The Commonwealth Club September 27 to highlight the anniversary of AB32, the state's landmark climate-change legislation.

How the Nature of Data Security Threats Is Changing

Wed, Sep 15 2010 - 6:00pm

How the Nature of Data Security Threats Is Changing

Eva Chen, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Trend Micro, Inc.

This event has been postponed.

Cybercrime against businesses has shifted from acts of vandalism to acts of larceny. Stealth has replaced ingenuity as the dominant characteristic of criminally successful malicious software. Given the proliferation of cyber attacks on businesses, executives must understand how to protect their businesses from potentially crippling damage. Read more »