Danny Meyer: Do it here in NYC

May 9th, 2012 brought the inimitable Danny Meyer of the Union Square Hospitality Group to the Newman Library for the last Zicklin Leadership luncheon of the semester. Mr. Meyer spoke with a breezy comfort and started with a perennial topic — leadership. It is everything you learned as a kid: picking a winning team.  Who’s … Continue reading

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Zicklin Leadership Series — Owh Kian Ong

The first series of the semester borough Owh Kian Ohn to the 7th floor. Mr. Ong serves as the Vic President for Marketing and Refining.  He earned his MBA from the Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree from Baruch College in accounting. Mr. Ong introduced himself though a secret story from his undergrad days … Continue reading

Zicklin Leadership Series — Peter Jovanovich

December 7th, 2011 Newman library saw Peter Jovanovich, President of Alfred Harcourt Foundation and a veteran of the publishing business, for the last installment in this semester’s Zicklin Leadership Series. Frank Fletcher introduced Mr. Jovanovich and Professor Donald Vredenburgh conducted the discussion. DV:  What’s it like to be in the publishing business? Is it really … Continue reading

ZLS: Marlon Young, “Write Your Destiny”

Takeaway “Success will be 40% on you, 20% on the company, 20% on the manager and 20% just plain luck.  People will help you, but you write your own destiny.” More Reading NYT  May 22, 2007 US Wealth Managers Try New Strategies Yankton Daily Oct 3, 2011 Distinguished Alumni to Be Honored by Tex Morgan, … Continue reading