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business | Dec 12th, 2019

Authors Safi Bahcall, George Packer, and Shoshana Zuboff Featured on Bloomberg’s Best Books of 2019

Bloomberg announced their highly anticipated year end list of the Best Books of 2019, which compiles what the most powerful figures in business read this year. Three Lavin speakers across various topics—Safi Bahcall, George Packer, and Shoshana Zuboff—made the cut. “The sprawl of genres is proof,”... Continue Reading →
business | Nov 13th, 2018

What Does Nicholas Thompson Have in Common with Billionaires and World Leaders? They’re On the LinkedIn Top Voices List.

Social media is noisy. On LinkedIn alone, there are over 2 million posts, videos and articles clicked into the universe every day. There are a few voices though, that can be heard over the racket, and more importantly voices you should be listening to, according to LinkedIn’s Top Voices of 2018.... Continue Reading →
business | Jun 1st, 2018

Fashion, Beer, and Lab-Grown Bones: Three Women Doing Business on Their Own Terms

Looking to learn from some of the top women in business today? Beyond leaning in, these dynamic, innovative leaders offer brilliant business strategies on growing and sustaining organizations using their own unique skill sets—whether that’s in luxury fashion (Maureen Chiquet), beer production... Continue Reading →
business | Sep 9th, 2012

Dragons’ Den Judge Arlene Dickinson: “We’re Entering an Entrepreneur Economy”

Despite the unstable economy, speaker Arlene Dickinson isn't afraid to invest in new start-ups—in fact, she thinks that this is the ideal time to do it. "There’s a widespread sense of how terrible conditions are right now for entrepreneurs,” Dickinson said in an interview with MSN Money. “But I... Continue Reading →
business | Apr 4th, 2011

The Extra 2%: Baseball and Business Writer Jonah Keri on Exploiting Every Advantage

Please welcome our newest speaker, Jonah Keri, a journalist who covers business, baseball, and their surprisingly fertile overlap. Keri is the author of the just-minted New York Times bestseller The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First. In the... Continue Reading →