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cybersecurity | Mar 8th, 2018

Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Problem. Tarah Wheeler Equips You With the Tools and Information You Need to Protect Yourself.

Cybersecurity attacks are doubling every year. Phishing scams are at an all-time high. These days, it isn’t an IT flunky answering for security breaches, it’s CEOs and business owners, non-tech professionals who need clear, actionable guides to understand how to secure themselves, and protect their... Continue Reading →
mental health | Mar 7th, 2018

Johann Hari’s New York Times Bestseller Lost Connections is Changing What We Believe About Depression and Anxiety

Elton John, Hillary Clinton, and Naomi Klein agree that speaker Johann Hari’s Lost Connections is dismantling how we think about mental health. The New York Times bestseller has scored fans across the continents for its insightful, hopeful, and paradigm-shifting approach to treating depression and... Continue Reading →
marketing | Mar 6th, 2018

Marketing Guru and Bestselling Author Ryan Holiday Examines the Scandal That Destroyed Gawker in His New Book Conspiracy

“He’s an out-of-the-box thinker who likes to take chances,” says  The New York Times. “Conspiracy is one helluva page-turner.” Out now, Ryan Holiday’s latest book is a deep investigation into one of the most important events in the history of American journalism—the takedown of media giant Gawker,... Continue Reading →
u.s. politics | Mar 2nd, 2018

“America is Not a Democracy,” says Harvard professor Yascha Mounk in His Upcoming Book. But It’s Not Too Late to Change.

Democracy is in decline in the West, especially among young people. They don’t trust their politicians and they don’t see themselves reflected in policy. Harvard professor Yascha Mounk’s new book The People vs. Democracy (recently excerpted in The Atlantic) explores this alarming phenomenon—and... Continue Reading →
celebrities | Mar 2nd, 2018

Olympic Champions, Canadian Superstars, and Now Charismatic Speakers: Book Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir for Your Next Event

Fresh from two show-stopping gold medal wins at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history have a lot to say about meeting singular goals. In conversation, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir deliver insights into their once-in-a-generation creative partnership,... Continue Reading →
arts and culture | Feb 28th, 2018

“Images are Reflecting Pools of Our Time”: These Three Visionary Speakers Will Change the Way You See the World

An image has the power to show us the world anew—something we need now more than ever. In captivating keynotes, award-winning artists and speakers LaToya Ruby Frazier, Titus Kaphar, and Teju Cole take audiences into the concepts and ideas behind their photographs, paintings, and critical vocabulary... Continue Reading →
education | Feb 27th, 2018

How Can We Create an Open, Practical Dialogue Around Consent on Campus? Vanessa Grigoriadis Draws Clear Lines

Questions about power, consent, and assault on college campus have sparked difficult—but necessary—conversations. In this #MeToo moment, how do we engage in practical dialogue? New speaker Vanessa Grigoriadis embedded herself in colleges across America, conducting interviews with the survivors, the... Continue Reading →
finance | Feb 27th, 2018

Blockchain Speaker Michael Casey’s New BookThe Truth Machine Illuminates the Constructive Potential of Cryptocurrency

Blockchain—the ubiquitous business phenomenon—isn’t the clearest idea to explain. Lavin’s Michael Casey, author of The Truth Machine (a new book on the subject out this February) says blockchain is “changing the paradigm” of how companies transfer and monitor value. A Senior Advisor at MIT Media... Continue Reading →
psychology | Feb 22nd, 2018

“An intellectually exhilarating book.” Raves Pour In For Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now, His Masterpiece on Human Progress

Compelling speaker, bestselling author, and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker has already received the ultimate book review from Bill Gates: “It’s my new favorite book of all time.” Now, a week after the publication of Enlightenment Now—a masterfully argued and timely defense of reason,... Continue Reading →
literature | Feb 21st, 2018

With Debut Novel The Hate U Give Still a #1 Bestseller, Speaker Angie Thomas Introduces Her Next Dynamic and Timely Book

With The Hate U Give enjoying its 52nd week at the top of The New York Times bestseller list, the follow-up novel by speaker Angie Thomas could not be more eagerly anticipated. Entertainment Weekly released a sneak peek of the forthcoming title’s cover and plotline—about aspiring rapper Bri, as she... Continue Reading →
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