What we're about

More than toast, eggs and a business-card exchange, the Breakfast Club at the City Club Los Angeles is a place to wake up to what’s happening in the world.

Get to know fellow entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Learn from speakers who offer insights on trends that impact your life, business and community. And dine on five-star food as well as knowledge, ideas and inspiration.

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00 AM.

ABOUT CITY CLUB LOS ANGELES

Best Views of Los Angeles from the 51st Floor, City Club Los Angeles is where diverse community and business leaders connect to move the city, the nation and the world forward. As the premier private business club of Los Angeles, City Club embraces and reflects the diversity and spirit of the city.

Located on the 51st floor of City National Tower, the Club provides beautiful views of the dynamic cityscape and the soothing Pacific.

Whether you’re networking with local professionals, having a business lunch or cocktails with clients or just meeting other Members, the Club has all you need for business and fun. It’s also the perfect location for corporate meetings, private events, weddings and more.

Dress Code

We’re so pleased you’ve decided to visit City Club Los Angeles. To help acclimate guests to our suggested attire, we offer the following helpful guidelines.

NO CASUAL ATTIRE THROUGHOUT THE CLUB

In general, Members and their guests should refrain from wearing casual attire such as: rubber shoes (i.e. flip flops), t-shirts, torn denim, and shorts.

Parking

Although this Meetup is at 555 S. Flower St., set your GPS to 505 S. Flower St, otherwise, you will pass the parking entrance. The underground parking structure is located on Flower St. just past 5th St. on the right side of the street. Look for the red 555 Parking sign and underground visitor parking. Valet park and tell them you are attending a meeting at City Club and they will direct you to the lobby escalator. Check in at the security desk and tell them you are going to City Club and they will give you access to the 51st floor. Upon arrival, check in at the reception desk and tell them you are attending the Breakfast Club Meeting. Be sure to have them validate your parking ticket, which is $8. If you forget to get a validation the parking rate is $40.50.

City Club Website (https://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/City-Club-Los-Angeles/)

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Manage Yourself First: The Secret to Managing Others

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When you ask a business owner or executive what keeps them up at night, half the time it has to do with an employee, partner, vendor or client – in other words, a difficult person. And often these difficult people make us into a difficult person – we become frustrated, ineffective and reactive ourselves. What difference would it make if you have more leverage in those types of relationships? Dr. Sam will take the model from his latest book on emotional intelligence and apply it to this very issue, giving the participant both a model to understand the other person (and yourself) as well as a tool to use to optimize the relationship by helping you find your “sweet spot” when interacting with the difficult person. And if you have an extra 15 minutes any time (between now and September 8th), please take his free assessment to determine your interpersonal & reactivity style. It will help you more directly apply the content of the session to yourself. Simply go to http://power-heart-mindfulness.com/itbi/ to take the assessment. Key Takeaways: -- The three ways that we (difficult people) react -- A memorable model to help you describe how & why people act and react the way they do. -- A tool to find your relational “sweet spot” in all relationships** -- A tool to guide in leading and mentoring others you team to become more emotionally intelligent **Bonus: How best to talk with your spouse BIO When you ask a business owner or executive what keeps them up at night, half the time it has to do with an employee, partner, vendor or client – in other words, a difficult person. And often these difficult people make us into a difficult person – we become frustrated, ineffective and reactive ourselves. What difference would it make if you have more leverage in those types of relationships? Dr. Sam will take the model from his latest book on emotional intelligence and apply it to this very issue, giving the participant both a model to understand the other person (and yourself) as well as a tool to use to optimize the relationship by helping you find your “sweet spot” when interacting with the difficult person. BREAKFAST MENU TBA COST: $15 paid at the door. Dress Code: We’re so pleased you’ve decided to visit City Club Los Angeles. To help acclimate guests to our suggested attire, we offer the following helpful guidelines. NO CASUAL ATTIRE THROUGHOUT THE CLUB In general, Members and their guests should refrain from wearing casual attire such as rubber shoes (i.e. flip flops), t-shirts, torn denim, and shorts. Parking: Although this Meetup is at 555 S. Flower St., set your GPS to 505 S. Flower St, otherwise, you will pass the parking entrance. The underground parking structure is located on Flower St. just past 5th St. on the right side of the street. Look for the red 555 Parking sign and underground visitor parking. Valet park and tell them you are attending a meeting at City Club and they will direct you to the lobby escalator.

How to Adapt to Change, Embrace Chaos, and Make Your Business Thrive

We work in a time of increasingly rapid change. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries crave proven models for achieving growth in an environment of uncertainty. I will reveal five key strategies that attendees can use to lead their company to success in a continuously and rapidly changing environment. These strategies can be applied in any business or organization, at all organizational levels and functional areas. This presentation will give business leaders insight into the success strategy that enabled Direct Relief to become a global leader in a rapidly changing world, acclaimed as an innovator, with a business model that hasn’t changed in 71 years. Direct Relief’s experience proves the business value of long-term relationships, leverage of incorporating five key concepts: a) relationships matter, b) leverage resources of all types, c) listen to customers and stakeholders, d) acceptance of uncertainty and change, e) be purpose-driven (and your purpose needs to be more than making money or providing a return to shareholders). Key Takeaways: -- Why long-term relationships matter, and how to build them on mutual trust and respect -- How to more effectively listen to your customers and stakeholders to respond to their needs more precisely and efficiently -- Why you should accept uncertainty, and how to integrate uncertainty into your business strategy -- What happens when your business is driven by a deep sense of purpose BIO With prior work experience in law, the judiciary, financial services, and business, Dean joined Direct Relief in 2016. Before moving to Santa Barbara, in 2013, Dean was a senior manager for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, where he led court operations in Tucson and Yuma through a period of rapid growth during the Great Recession. Prior to his tenure at the Bankruptcy Court, Dean provided legal counsel, strategic planning, and change management services to individuals and small businesses. Dean’s greatest achievements are the loving marriage he has built with his wife, Constance, and the two grown daughters they have raised, whose own successes are a source of enormous parental pride. Dean earned an MBA and law degree from the University of Arizona, and a BA in English from Boston University. He is the president of the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara and has served on the Development and Marketing Committee of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Santa Barbara chapter. He volunteers with Partners In Education and Women’s Economic Ventures, and he coached the Santa Barbara County champion Dos Pueblos High School, mock trial team. Direct Relief is a humanitarian organization committed to improving the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Direct Relief delivers lifesaving medical resources throughout the world to communities in need—without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay. Direct Relief earns a perfect 100% Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator. Fast Company has named Direct Relief in the top three most innovative not-for-profit companies. BREAKFAST MENU TBA COST: $15 paid at the door. Dress Code: We’re so pleased you’ve decided to visit City Club Los Angeles. To help acclimate guests to our suggested attire, we offer the following helpful guidelines. NO CASUAL ATTIRE THROUGHOUT THE CLUB In general, Members and their guests should refrain from wearing casual attire such as rubber shoes (i.e. flip flops), t-shirts, torn denim, and shorts. Parking: Although this Meetup is at 555 S. Flower St., set your GPS to 505 S. Flower St, otherwise, you will pass the parking entrance. The underground parking structure is located on Flower St. just past 5th St. on the right side of the street. Look for the red 555 Parking sign and underground visitor parking. Valet park and tell them you are attending a meeting at City Club and they will direct you to the lobby escalator.

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