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Gary Vaynerchuk in the news; speaks at Live Talks Business Forum, Dec 5, in conversation with Keith Ferrazzi

  Join us for our final event for 2013 at the Live Talks Business Forum.  We host Gary Vaynerchuk on December 5th. He’ll be in conversation with Keith Ferrazzi.  The occasion is the release of Vaynerchuk’s new book, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World.   Gary Vaynerchuk in the news… — New York Times feature,0

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Malcolm Gladwell in the news, the buzz, videos

We look forward to our event with Malcolm Gladwell on Tuesday, October 8th in the gorgeous creative space of Gensler, downtown Los Angeles.  Click here for tickets. His upcoming book, David and Goliath is out on October 1.  He’ll be in conversation with Virginia Postrel, columnist and author. Here’s some of the buzz on Gladwell’s new book: — Read an excerpt of David and0

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Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman in the news, at Live Talks Business Forum, 2-28

We look forward to hosting Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman Thursday morning, February 28, 2013 at Live Talks Business Forum.  Event is held downtown Los Angeles at the gorgeous space of Gensler architecture firm. Includes continental breakfast. Sharing some links to news pieces on Bronson and Merryman and their new compelling book, Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing0

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John Mackey, Whole Foods’ CEO in the news on his book, Conscious Capitalism; “Obamacare”, Global Warming. We host him Jan 25

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey comes to Live Talks Business Forum this Friday, January 25 to discuss his just released book, Conscious Capitalism.  He will be interviewed by Peter Guber, CEO, Mandalay Entertainment. Ticket info here.  In addition to being in the news to discuss his new book, Mackey has been in the news this week for comments he made about “Obamacare” and global warming.  Here are0

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Daniel Pink in the news. We host him January 17th

We’re excited to be hosting Daniel Pink at Live Talks Los Angeles on January 17. We are hosting him for two events. Following are some links to recent media pieces on Daniel Pink and his new book, To Sell is Human. — Morning event: Daniel Pink in conversation with Keith Ferrazzi  at Gensler, downtown LA, 7:45am Breakfast, 8:15am Forum — Evening event: Daniel Pink in conversation0

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Live Talks Business Forum mentioned in the Los Angeles Business Journal, Sept 10

The Los Angeles Business Journal has a piece in the Sept 10 issues about some of our upcoming events in our Live Talks Business AM series, and also our new location for many of our talks — the regional HQ of the Gensler architecture firm, downtown LA. Upcoming highlights include: Bill Gross, CEO,Idealab, this Thursday, plus: Chris Anderson, Editor of Wired; John Mackey, CEO, Wholefoods; Daniel Pink; Ed0

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David Westin in the news…at Live Talks Business on 5/31 w/ @Willow_Bay @HuffingtonPost @LiveTalksbiz

We host David Westin, former president of ABC News on May 31st in conversation with Willow Bay talking about the tv news business.  His memoir, Exit Interview, was recently released. Ticket info here. David Westin in the news… — Wall Street Journal, May 22, Channeling the News — Mediabistro, May 22, Former ABC News President Recalls Iraq Regret, ABC Layoffs — FoxNews, May 22, Judging Fairmess in0

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David Rothkopf in the news…We host him March 15 with David Lazarus (Los Angeles Times)

We host David Rothkopf this Thursday, March 15 in conversation with David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times.  Ticket info here. David Rothkopf is the internationally acclaimed author of Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making , and Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power, hailed by The New York Times as0

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@JimStengel in the news — @LiveTalksBiz on Feb 2 — with Dean Judy Olian @Uclaanderson @LiveTalksLA

We’re looking forward to hosting Jim Stengel at Live Talks Business Forum on Feb 2 at The City Club on Bunker Hill — 54th floor of the Wells Fargo Tower.  On a clear morning, a spectacular view of Los Angeles… He’ll be in conversation with Judy Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management. Ticket info here. $20 includes continental breakfast.0

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Jim Stengel (speaks Feb 2) on Super Bowl Ads + 5 questions with Stengel @LiveTalksLA @LiveTalksbiz

We host Jim Stengel, former Global Marketing Officer at Procter & Gamble Thursday, February 2 at our Live Talks Business Forum at The City Club, downtown Los Angeles.  He’ll be in conversation with Judy Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management.  Event info and tickets here. Stengel speaks at TED later this month and we are pleased to be hosting0

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Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman in the news…we host him Nov 4 at Live Talks Business

Very much looking forward to hosting Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman this Friday, Nov 4 at The City Club, downtown Los Angeles.  He will be in conversation with neuroeconomist Paul Zak.  More info an ticket info here.  They’ll discuss Kahneman’s book, Thinking, Fast and Slow.   Here are links to some of the interviews with Kahneman and reviews of his book:0

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Jennifer Granholm in the Los Angeles Times…we host her Sept 29 at Live Talks Business

An excerpt from George Skelton’s Sept 18 column in the Los Angeles Times: Spending cuts are necessary and tax breaks can help, but they aren’t the whole answer. Government must also pick winning industries and invest in them, developing public-private partnerships. It must pour money into educating the workforce, especially in community colleges. And it needs to pare back public0

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Eric Ries in Fast Company…we host him at Live Talks Business on Sept 15…

We host Eric Ries on Sept 15. Here’s an excerpt from an interview with Eric Ries in Fast Company: FAST COMPANY: Really, should we become entrepreneurs or should I buy an instructional book on poker and take my chances in Atlantic City? Eric Ries: If your goal is to make money, becoming an entrepreneur is a sucker’s bet. Sure, some entrepreneurs make0

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