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innovation | Nov 4th, 2019

Create the Future: Jeremy Gutsche Offers New Tactics for Disruptive Thinking in His Upcoming Book

More than just a business buzzword, innovation has become a coveted ideal for nearly every organization on earth. The problem is, though everyone wants innovation, few know how to actually attain it. In his upcoming book Create the Future, Trend Hunter CEO and New York Times bestselling author... Continue Reading →
innovation | Sep 23rd, 2019

Building an Innovative Culture: Fast Company’s Stephanie Mehta joins The Lavin Agency

Fast Company is the magazine that innovative businesses trust when they want to understand up-and-coming technologies, changing leadership and workplace trends, and ideas with the power to change the world. At the helm is Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Mehta, helping to shape the future for the next... Continue Reading →
innovation | Sep 12th, 2019

Can UBI Equalize the Playing Field for Entrepreneurs? Harvard Professor Laura Huang Explains

In her latest op-ed, Harvard Business School professor Laura Huang explains how Universal Basic Income will revolutionize the start-up world for those who are systematically disadvantaged. “Second chances are one of the biggest hurdles for those who are disadvantaged. They just don’t receive... Continue Reading →
innovation | Sep 12th, 2019

Safi Bahcall’s Book Loonshots Earns a Spot on Bill Gates’ Bookshelf

Famous for becoming the computing world’s first billionaire, Bill Gates now spends most of his time trying to solve the world’s toughest problems. A brilliant mind, he consumes about one book per week—and on his list of stand-out titles is Lavin speaker Safi Bahcall’s Loonshots.   “Bill Gates’s... Continue Reading →
innovation | Sep 10th, 2019

Innovation Expert Jeremy Gutsche Interviews Celebrated Thought Leader Malcolm Gladwell on the Power of Ideas

Trend Hunter CEO Jeremy Gutsche invited New York Times alum Malcolm Gladwell to the Trend Hunter offices for a thoughtful discussion on how and why we should challenge our assumptions—and the value it brings.   As the founder and CEO of Trend Hunter —the world’s largest, most powerful trend... Continue Reading →
innovation | Jul 30th, 2019

Lavin Speakers Amber Mac and Arlene Dickinson Headline TELUS Pitch Competition

Digital entrepreneur Amber Mac is set to host the TELUS Pitch small business competition, which concludes today. Fellow Lavin Speaker Arlene Dickinson, of Dragons’ Den fame, will be judging. The event will kick off with a live Q&A session between Amber Mac, who also co-hosts Accenture’s... Continue Reading →
innovation | Jul 24th, 2019

Why Does Having a Minimum Viable Product Matter? Laura Huang Explains the Benefits for Innovation

How can you maximize innovation, reduce risk, and build an entrepreneurial organization? Harvard Business Professor Laura Huang explains the importance of the Minimum Viable Product in achieving all three goals.  Instead of creating the disparate parts of a product and then assembling them into... Continue Reading →
innovation | Jul 23rd, 2019

Safi Bahcall Explains How ‘Loonshots’ by Entrepreneurs Are Out-Performing NASA

The 50th anniversary of the moon landing has prompted new discussion about the future of America’s legendary space agency. Safi Bahcall, physicist and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Loonshots, joins Bloomberg Radio to discuss where NASA stands today—and who its competitors are.   “... Continue Reading →
innovation | Jul 15th, 2019

Randall Lane’s Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia Kicks off in Hong Kong

Over 300 of the most influential entrepreneurs will gather for the fourth annual Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia. Creator Randall Lane discusses the significance of the event, and the Under 30 platform as a whole. Forbes 30 Under 30 is practically a cultural institution. Conceived in 2011 by the... Continue Reading →
innovation | Jul 3rd, 2019

How Can NASA Restore Its Former Glory? Safi Bahcall Investigates for WIRED

As the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing draws near, it’s clear that NASA is in crisis. Lavin Speaker Safi Bahcall makes an impassioned plea for the space agency to “Out-Crazy” Elon Musk in his WIRED Op-Ed. Biotech entrepreneur and award-winning author Safi Bahcall is the product of two... Continue Reading →
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