March 18, 2008 · 5:30 PM
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NOTE: $20 fee until March 16, ($25 after March 16th), get 3 free books. Pay by shopping cart.
WHAT: Author Mitchell Levy will discuss trends to take advantage of in 2008
WHEN: March 18th, 5:30-9:00pm
WHERE: Apple in Cupertino, 10500 N De Anza Blvd., Room #02 Theatre
WHY: Learn what to expect and plan accordingly
5:30-6:30 Signup and networking
6:30-7:30 Interactive talk by Mitchell Levy
7:30-8:30 Additional networking
NOTE: Attendees will get copies of the following three books:
- Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2008
- Global Warming Executive Predictions
- Are We Ready for a Female or African-American President?
How often do you hear about large multinational companies being "surprised" by demographic, economic, or political trends in the marketplace? Why do you think that, as a group, these firms are remarkably well prepared to maximize the economic opportunities that "luck" brings them? Simple: They talk to each other. At Business Roundtables, social organizations, service groups -- wherever CEOs gather, they discuss coming trends and give each other the benefit of their individual insights.
Now Mitchell Levy, Publisher (Happy About), and Director, Silicon Valley Executive Business Program. -- The Man with the Killer Rolodex -- has harnessed the insight of his network to produce a new book: Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2008 -- Getting a Handle on the Year Ahead. To produce the book, he polled 1,500 Business Executives and distilled the core responses into the 10-core business trends effecting business this year.
His presentation will present the trends and give suggestions on what your business should be doing to take advantage of and protect yourself from the direction business is taking this year. The Book is chock full of predictions, analysis and easy to use guidance.
Come and hear what business and social trends will be affecting your business in the coming months. Find out what trends will offer the best opportunities, where YOUR clients can expect the toughest challenges, and how you can prepare to serve them.
This is not the first year Mitchell has tried his hand at predicting the business future. His record for the last few years has been very good. He seems to have a knack for using this interview method and selecting the key business trends for the coming year:
- 2007: 85% accurate in predicting key trends
- 2006: 85% accurate in predicting key trends
- 2005: 85% accurate in prediction key trends
- 2004: 80% accurate in predicting key trends
Come and hear him share the collective wisdom of Silicon Valley's business leadership's views of how 2008 will play out. Find out what risks and opportunities await you and your clients in the coming year.