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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 →
innovation | Nov 20th, 2019

Lead From the Future: Award-winning Innovation Expert Mark Johnson Joins The Lavin Agency

As the co-founder of innovation consultancy Innosight, Mark Johnson helps leaders envision their future, create new growth, and manage transformation. His upcoming book Lead from the Future breaks down what truly sets a visionary leader apart—and how to instill their unique approach into your own... Continue Reading →
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 →
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