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Steve Blank: How to Build a Great Company, Step by Step

Tue, Aug 14 2012 - 6:00pm

Steve Blank: How to Build a Great Company, Step by Step

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Matt Cantor: The New Slavery

Mon, Aug 13 2012 - 6:00pm

The New Slavery

Matt Cantor, Columnist, Berkeley Daily Planet

Monday Night Philosophy investigates one aspect of the future of work, and finds a resurgence, in different dress, of the institution of human slavery. We'll look at the controversial topic of prison populations in the U.S., which are continuing to surge; the labor of many of those forcibly idled inmates is being put to use. Are long prison terms for petty crimes a recruiting tool? Read more »

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Saul Kaplan: The Business Model Innovation Factory

Thu, Aug 9 2012 - 6:00pm

The Business Model Innovation Factory

This program is postponed

Saul Kaplan, Founder and Chief Catalyst, the Business Innovation Factory

How do you stay relevant when the world is changing? Business models just don’t last as long as they used to. Today, all organizations must be capable of designing, prototyping and experimenting with new business models. Read more »

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Marty Nemko Discussion Series: Keys to Beating the Odds in Starting a Business

Thu, Aug 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Keys to Beating the Odds in Starting a Business

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host

Have a business idea you want to run by career coach Nemko? Don't have an idea? Already in business but struggling? Succeeding but wanting to take your business to the next level? Considering a franchise? Let Nemko help address your tough issues. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach," by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire," by U.S. News. Read more »

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Start-ups, VC's, Design and the Jobs of the Future

Tue, Aug 7 2012 - 6:00pm

Start-ups, VCs, Design and the Jobs of the Future

Ryan Howard, Founder and CEO, Practice Fusion
Bruce Gibney, Partner, Founders Fund
Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva; Former CEO, Snapfish
Tamara Wayland, Former Managing Director, Cooper
Kevin O'Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

What are the jobs of the future, and how are leading start-ups and venture funders both preparing and providing for them? Read more »

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Arts Careers: Who Gets the Job

Tue, Aug 7 2012 - 6:00pm

Arts Careers: Who Gets the Job

Ken Foster, Executive Director, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Grace Stanislaus, Executive Director, Museum of the African Diaspora
Clayton Lord, Director of Communications, Theatre Bay Area; Editor, Counting New Beans

A panel of local arts industry leaders discusses changing opportunities today and the quality of skills they look for in hiring artists as well as administrators.

MLF: The Arts
Location:  SF Club Office
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 5:30pm

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

This program is sold out

Booker Prize winner The Sense of an Ending follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he has never much thought about – until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance, one of them from the grave, another maddeningly present. Tony Webster thought he'd left all this behind as he built a life for himself, and by now his marriage, family and career have fallen into an amicable divorce and retirement. Read more »

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Rethinking the Job Search: Winning Strategies for People over 50

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 5:15pm

Rethinking the Job Search: Winning Strategies for People over 50

Noreen McKeon, Program Manager, Coming of Age: Bay Area
Mark Guterman, Career Coach, JVS

Whether you've been laid off or are simply seeking a job change, whether you're seeking extra income in retirement or a move into work in a new field, in the current economy there are clear challenges to job seekers over 50. Read more »

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Congressman John Garamendi: Veterans and Jobs

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 12:00pm

Congressman John Garamendi: Jobs and Veterans

John Garamendi, MBA, Harvard School of Business, Member of U.S. House of Representatives (D-CA); Member, House Armed Services Committee

John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator

What can be done to help veterans re-enter the domestic workforce on financially and psychologically sound footing, particularly in an unsettled job market? Read more »

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Marty Nemko Discussion Series: Ahead-of-the-Pack Job Search Strategies

Thu, Aug 2 2012 - 6:00pm

Ahead-of-the-Pack Job Search Strategies

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host

Have you or someone you love been unsuccessful in landing a good job? Career coach Nemko will help troubleshoot your approach and offer new strategies. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach," by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire," by U.S. News. In his private practice, he has had more than 4,000 clients and enjoys a 96 percent client-satisfaction rate. Read more »

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