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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 →
finance | Feb 27th, 2013

David Chilton: "If You're Not Failing, You're Probably Not Trying Enough" [VIDEO]

"If you're not failing a lot, you're probably not trying enough," says finance speaker David Chilton in an interview on CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. The Wealthy Barber author and Dragons' Den host embraces his mistakes, even saying that he looks back on them "fondly." While he jokes that... Continue Reading →
finance | Jun 8th, 2011

Roger Martin: To Fix Finance, Business, and Capitalism, Look to Sports

Appearing at Thompson Reuters this week, Roger Martin, visionary Dean of the Rotman School of Management, headed a provocative panel on his new book, Fixing the Game. In his talk, Martin borrowed plays from the National Football League, specifically one in which the league changes rules every time a... Continue Reading →