Archive for October, 2010

CEO Insights: An Intimate Conversation with Eli Broad

Can’t view this video? Click here to open in new window. CEO Insights is a production of Pepperdine University that spotlights the life and contributions of prominent business leaders. In this episode, CEO Insights turns the lens on Eli Broad. As the child of immigrant parents, Eli Broad was instilled with the values of hard […]

October 25th, 2010 - By


The Elevator Pitch: You’ve Got 30 Seconds … or Less!

Two rules more than any other can make the difference between a successful elevator pitch and a lost opportunity.

October 18th, 2010 - By


Ten Tips for Improving Your Business Writing

On Friday, Gary Kinder, an expert on business and legal writing, offered a course on Advanced Business Writing at Pepperdine University. He drove the point home that “your credibility rides with every sentence.” Here are a few takeaways from his  presentation: 1.) Avoid Splitting Infinitives: This rule came from Latin scholars who, in 1820, wanted […]

October 11th, 2010 - By


Video: Sustainability Strategies Can Increase the Triple Bottom Line

Andrea Green, founder of Globally Green, a sustainable development and consulting firm, has transitioned into consulting after 20+ years in the licensed consumer products arena, both domestically and internationally.  She donated her time to come into speak to students in Dr. Margaret Phillips‘ “Designing and Managing International Organizations” class. In this video interview, she speaks […]

October 4th, 2010 - By