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innovation | Sep 25th, 2020

Decoding the Future of Events: A Message From Our Founder

What will become of in-person events, now that the business world is acclimating to the affordability and accessibility of virtual events? The Lavin Agency’s Founder and CEO David Lavin considers the future of the industry he’s so passionate about.  There’s an interesting parallel between what’s... Continue Reading →
innovation | Sep 3rd, 2020

No Rules Rules: Erin Meyer Shares the Behind-The-Scenes of Netflix’s Culture

In her latest book No Rules Rules, Erin Meyer teams up with Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings to reveal, for the first time ever, the unorthodox culture that made the streaming giant what it is today. We’re all familiar with the story. In the year 2000, Blockbuster turned down the chance to... Continue Reading →
innovation | Jul 14th, 2020

Silicon Valley, Reinvention, and the Future of Tech: Introducing Lavin Speaker Alex Kantrowitz

In Always Day One, tech reporter Alex Kantrowitz explores the industry’s unique culture of innovation. More than just a catchy slogan, the book’s title refers to the bedrock principle employed by one of the largest, most successful companies in the world: Amazon. The logic being that failure to... Continue Reading →
innovation | Apr 13th, 2020

What If The World’s Not Falling Apart? Designer and Technologist John Maeda Makes an Optimistic Case for the Future

When it comes to loss of life, the coronavirus is no doubt a human tragedy of epic proportions. But when it comes to the future of our economy? It’s not necessarily all doom and gloom. In his latest LinkedIn article, Public Sapient’s John Maeda explains why this crisis is different from those we... Continue Reading →
innovation | Mar 24th, 2020

Culinary Entrepreneur Ellen Bennett Pivots Her Apron Brand Into a Mask Manufacturer Amid the Coronavirus

Ellen Bennett is the founder of Hedley & Bennett, a high-end apron brand beloved by the likes of Martha Stewart and Momofuku's David Chang. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Bennett has switched her company from producing sophisticated culinary gear, to manufacturing masks for those at risk... Continue Reading →
innovation | Mar 23rd, 2020

Biotech Entrepreneur Safi Bahcall Explains What the History of Pfizer and Penicillin Teaches Us During the Coronavirus

In his new article for The Wall Street Journal, Loonshots author Safi Bahcall offers us a dose of optimism amid a harrowing newscycle. Industries have come together during times of crisis in the past, shares the bestselling author, and they can do it again for the coronavirus.   “Stories of... Continue Reading →
innovation | Mar 12th, 2020

Create the Future: Jeremy Gutsche’s Latest Innovation Guidebook Profiled by Inc

In Create the Future, Trend Hunter CEO and New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Gutsche reveals the frameworks that have helped 700 of the world’s most powerful brands, billionaires, and CEOs, accelerate real change.   Through his consulting work with Trend Hunter—not to mention his experience... Continue Reading →
innovation | Feb 21st, 2020

Neuroscientist Beau Lotto Teaches Us How to Rewire Our Brains to Spark Innovation

At his studio The Lab of Misfits, Beau Lotto runs science-backed experiments to help better understand our human desires—then uses those insights to help brands engage with both their customers and their employees.  “Innovation has to have constraints. It has two sides: creativity and efficiency... Continue Reading →
innovation | Dec 4th, 2019

The Real Way to Increase Innovation: Safi Bahcall’s Loonshots Profiled in Forbes

In his groundbreaking book Loonshots, former biotech entrepreneur Safi Bahcall uses science to explain why organizations become risk-averse as they grow, how we can combat the urge to play it safe, and the real way to stoke innovation within a company. “Established companies rarely seem to... Continue Reading →
innovation | Nov 21st, 2019

Empowering People Through Financial Visibility: Tala CEO Shivani Siroya Joins The Lavin Agency

Shivani Siroya believes that financial visibility is crucial to living life to our full potential. As the founder and CEO of microfinance company Tala, she provides credit to the billions of people around the world who lack access to basic financial services.   In her time spent as an analyst... Continue Reading →
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