Best-selling Author Karl Albrecht to Present at HCI and SCU Leavey School Breakfast Event

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The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, and the Executive Development Center, a division of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (SCU), announced today that Karl Albrecht, management consultant and bestselling author, will speak at a networking breakfast at the Benson Memorial Center on SCU's campus on Tuesday, October 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PT. The event is part of an ongoing series of HCI academic networking events for the Silicon Valley business and professional community.

The Power of Minds of Work.

The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, and the Executive Development Center, a division of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (SCU), announced today that Karl Albrecht, management consultant and bestselling author, will speak at a networking breakfast at the Benson Memorial Center on SCU's campus on Tuesday, October 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PT. The event is part of an ongoing series of HCI academic networking events for the Silicon Valley business and professional community.

Albrecht's presentation, "Social Intelligence," will explore concepts detailed in his book of the same name. Each attendee will receive a complimentary copy of the groundbreaking book.

In "Social Intelligence," Albrecht shows how the dimension of social intelligence - perceptiveness, situation savvy, and interaction skill - is key to success at work and in life.

Albrecht defines social intelligence (SI) as the ability to get along well with others while winning their cooperation. SI is a combination of sensitivity to the needs and interests of others, sometimes called "social radar," an attitude of generosity and consideration, and a set of practical skills for interacting successfully with people in any setting. Albrecht provides a highly accessibly and comprehensive model for describing, assessing, and developing social intelligence at a personal and professional level.

In this program, Albrecht will explore the five dimensions of social intelligence - situational awareness, presence, authenticity, clarity, and empathy (S.P.A.C.E.) - and show how this set of practical skills is critical for interacting successfully in any setting.

Karl Albrecht is a management consultant, executive advisor, futurist, speaker, and prolific author. As chairman of Karl Albrecht International, he is known worldwide as a business thought leader. He is the author of such bestselling books as "Service America!," "Brain Power," "The Northbound Train," and "The Power of Minds of Work."

His new book, "Social Intelligence," is meeting with praise from Stephen Covey, Warren Bennis, and others.

"The SCU networking event offers a unique opportunity to hear one of the world's foremost thinkers speak on a topic of great significance," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's President & Executive Director. "Social intelligence has implications for business leaders everywhere."

Professionals interested in attending the event should call 866-538-1909 or visit HCI's website to register. For a list of Human Capital B-School events at prestigious universities throughout the U.S. and Canada, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

ABOUT THE LEAVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University began in 1926, and was one of the first business schools in the country to receive national accreditation. Its undergraduate business program is recognized as one of the best in California, and its MBA program is ranked among the top 15 in the country among part-time graduate programs for working professionals. Approximately 80 percent of its 1,100 MBA student body are working professionals in the Bay Area.

ABOUT SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY

Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its 8,397 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master 's and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the second highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. More information is available at http://www.scu.edu.

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE

The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and global professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management, and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of educators, talent managers and executives. For more information, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

PRESS CONTACTS

Santa Clara University

Executive Development Center - Leavey School of Business

Jan Sola

408-554-2344

Human Capital Institute

Andrea Miller

866-538-1909

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