Lou Manna has been elected vice president of email services for Tech Bite by NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces educational and networking events to help people explore businesses and technology. Kevin Ciccotti, Steve Gill, Jodi Herzik and Patrick McFarland have been re-elected to the NCET board.
TEDxUniversityofNevada organizers have announced their seventh annual event will be Saturday, February 23, 2019 and the call for speakers will be open from June 1-July 6. Over the years, TEDxUniversityofNevada has become one of the most prominent TEDx events in the nation with videos reaching more than a combined 25 million views. The event has also brought some of the most well-known business trailblazers, influential media personalities and incredible performers to Reno, while also starting national dialogue and unveiling important issues in the community.
The 4th Annual Nevada Economic Development Conference takes a hyper-focused look at Nevada’s super-charged business and economic development trends, networks and ideas that are defining the new Nevada economy. The four keynote speakers scheduled to present at the conference are Raj Sisodia, Michael Tchong, Peter Kageyama and Mike Nager.
Matt Fisher, Maria Gerlinger, Andrea Quiruz, Toni Quiruz and Chuck Sweeney have been re-elected to the board of directors of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces educational and networking events to help people explore businesses and technology.
For more than a decade, Northern Nevada entrepreneurs and collegians have competed in business-plan competitions— and the results are beginning to show up in the region’s economy. Take a look at Dragonfly Energy. It’s a fast-growing young company in Reno that developed a strong name for itself as a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for RVs, boats and off-grid applications.
NCET invites business and technology leaders and advocates to the Nevada Economic Development Conference from Monday, August 20, 2018 to Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Early Bird Registration ends July 6!
In business, introverted leaders are often closeted. They don’t own their introversion, instead exhausting themselves (and likely frustrating their extroverted peers) by pretending to be something they’re not. Because the bottom line is this: Extroverts are predominantly favored as leaders in business. According to Jonathan Rauch in an analysis in The Atlantic: “In our extrovertist society, being outgoing is considered normal and therefore desirable, a mark of happiness, confidence, leadership.” He goes on to describe introverts as associated with words that “suggest emotional parsimony and smallness of personality.” (Not exactly how one wants to be viewed in business, right?)