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creativity | Feb 25th, 2020

Finding Inspiration in the Mundane: Strange Planet Creator Nathan Pyle Joins The Lavin Agency

Nathan Pyle’s Strange Planet is an example of how the Internet can still bring joy, wonder, and meaning into our lives. The beloved comic (and New York Times bestselling book) follows the misadventures of adorable aliens as they navigate life on a planet strikingly similar to Earth—and in the... Continue Reading →
creativity | Jun 24th, 2019

Creating Great Content Means Taking Risks: Introducing New Lavin Speaker Justin Reves

It’s no secret that social media has rocked the world of traditional advertising. Companies are no longer competing against each other; they’re up against influencers, algorithms, and clickbait content. Digital media strategist Justin Reves has mastered the art of creating content in the digital... Continue Reading →
creativity | Dec 21st, 2018

The Office Star Rainn Wilson is Now a Lavin Speaker, Delivering Funny, Candid Keynotes About the Power of Creativity

For nearly a decade, Rainn Wilson endeared himself to millions of viewers on the hit show The Office, earning three Emmy nominations for his portrayal of eccentric paper salesman Dwight Schrute. In warm, funny talks Wilson asks, and answers, the big questions in life: How do you get out of your... Continue Reading →
creativity | Jan 24th, 2018

“Everyone is Creative. It’s Part of the Basic Software We’re All Running.” Three Creativity Speakers on How to Cultivate Inspiration

The path to developing creative, innovative ideas at work isn’t as illusive as it might seem. Just ask Harvard history professor Sarah Lewis, neuroscientist and bestselling author David Eagleman, or Welby Altidor, the man responsible for the corporate culture at Cirque du Soleil, one of the world’s... Continue Reading →
creativity | Sep 19th, 2017

“Creative courage is more than a strategy. It’s a way of life”: How Welby Altidor Made Innovation Happen at Cirque du Soleil

For 15 years, Welby Altidor helped lead one of the most innovative artistic organizations in the world—Cirque de Soleil. In Creative Courage, the former Executive Creative Director shares practical keys to creativity that will revitalize the way you collaborate, ideate, and make big things happen.... Continue Reading →
creativity | Oct 21st, 2012

Creativity Speaker Lyn Heward, of Cirque du Soleil, "Owns The Stage"

Creativity speaker Lyn Heward is the Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil and has been inspiring audiences to stretch their imaginations for years. The mesmerizing feats of Cirque shows can be attributed in no small part to the creative spark that Heward ignites within the performers, designers... Continue Reading →
creativity | Jul 3rd, 2011

A New Show from Joel Cohen, Simpsons Writer and MBA

Earlier this week, MTV International announced its acquisition of the prime-time animated series Crash Canyon, which was developed and co-produced by Lavin speaker Joel Cohen. Cohen, who is also a writer and co-executive producer for The Simpsons—"the greatest TV show of the 20th Century," according... Continue Reading →