Bay Area business authors speak at Menlo College on April 1

by Contributed Content on March 26, 2015

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Six influential business authors from the Bay Area will speak at Menlo College at an author’s roundtable on Wednesday, April 1 starting at 7:00 pm.

Free and open to the public, the discussion will be moderated by Dr. Richard Moran, President of Menlo College and the author of several books on CEOs, workplace issues and modern business interaction. Scheduled for El Camino Hall, this is part of Menlo College’s “Silicon Valley Speaker Series” that brings business leaders to the surrounding communities. The authors include:

  • Jeffrey Pfeffer, the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of 14 books such as The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First; Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t. His latest book, Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time, will be published in September, 2015.
  • Paul Freiberger, an award-winning author, former journalist, and business writer who writes resumes and LinkedIn profiles for smart careerists. He is the author of the book When Can You Start? Ace the Interview and Get Hired. He was a journalist contributing to NPR, InfoWorld, San Francisco Examiner, San Jose Mercury News, and the Harvard Business Review.
  • Leslie Berlin is Project Historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University. Leslie has written extensively about Silicon Valley for both popular and academic audiences. She contributed the monthly “Prototype” column on innovation to the Sunday Business section of the New York Times, and wrote a biography of Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the microchip and co-founder of Intel.
  • Lee Caraher is a CEO and communication strategist known for her practical solutions to big problems who started Double Forte as a new kind of communications firm. Her first book is Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide To Making It Work At Work.
  • Innovation strategist Lisa Kay Solomon works with leaders to solve their high-stakes issues. She recently delivered a TEDx talk on her passion for innovation as a leadership practice. Solomon coauthored the bestseller, Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations that Accelerate Change.

“Our location in Silicon Valley makes us the ideal host for these prominent authors,” says Dr. Moran. “These innovators include entrepreneurs, academics and corporate leaders who comprehend the latest business trends originating in Silicon Valley and resonating throughout the world.”

For reservations, please contact linda.teutschel@menlo.edu or call 650.543.3744.

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