Business Edge Briefings

The Business Edge is a briefing series for business owners and organizational leaders highlighting cutting-edge business strategies and techniques for businesses to be resilient and competitive in the domestic and global business environments.

Spring 2024 Business Edge Briefings

  • The Thriving North Bay Entrepreneurial Ecosystem - How to Tap Into It 
    Speakers: Zachary Kushel, Founder & Managing Partner, Marin Sonoma Impact Ventures; Wayne de Fremery, PhD., Director, Françoise O Lepage Center for Global Innovation
    Date: Tuesday, March 19
    Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. PST
    Modality: Synchronous, online
  • Innovate Courageously: The Power of Safe Spaces in Driving Creativity
    Speakers:  Guryan Tighe, Founder, Fourage, LLC
    Date: Wednesday, May 1
    Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. PDT
    Modality: Synchronous, online
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Business Edge Briefings Archive

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Sponsors and Community Partners

Presented by Dominican University of California Institute for Leadership Studies and North Bay Leadership Council. Thank you to our community partners

  • Marin Small Business Development Center
  • San Rafael Chamber of Commerce
  • U.S. Commercial Service

We offer current insights into a variety of business leadership-related topics, with an emphasis on real-world experience and success. We cover areas such as:

  • Leading change
  • Fostering resilience
  • Achieving innovation
  • Resetting your business model to fit the new economic times
  • Inspiring creativity
  • Motivating teams to increase productivity
  • Organizational transformation
  • Improving the triple bottom line
  • Managing talent
  • Staying ahead of the competition.