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leadership | Sep 3rd, 2019

Leadership Expert Adam Bryant Reveals How One Word Can Undermine People’s Motivation

“Actually.” It’s a word so neutral, it must be harmless. Right? Wrong. As a news editor and leadership consultant, Adam Bryant has sat in thousands upon thousands of meetings throughout his career. Drawing upon this experience, Bryant shares why “actually” may be hurting team performance.  “Tom... Continue Reading →
leadership | Jul 19th, 2019

Retail Maverick Bonnie Brooks Formally Named CEO of Chico’s

As the first female President and CEO of the Hudson’s Bay Company, Bonnie Brooks restored the aging institution back to its former glory. More recently, she has been acting as interim CEO of Chico’s—the international women’s fashion retailer—following the abrupt departure of Shelley Broader.... Continue Reading →
leadership | Jul 17th, 2019

What Did JFK's Assassination Mean for the Moon Landing? Charles Fishman Investigates for Fast Company

The moon landing wouldn’t have happened without President John F. Kennedy, he who boldly promised the nation that we would reach the moon before the Soviets. But would we have gotten there by 1969—as promised—if he hadn’t been assassinated? In his latest article for Fast Company, Charles Fishman... Continue Reading →
leadership | Jul 16th, 2019

Lavin Speakers Nominated for Thinkers50: The World’s Most Prestigious Ranking of Management Thinkers

Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business leaders, announced the nominees for their 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards. Dubbed the “Oscars” of Management Thinking by the Financial Times, this year’s shortlist features no less than six Lavin Speakers, whose ideas are being recognized for... Continue Reading →
leadership | May 28th, 2019

Lavin Speaker Amber Mac Interviews James Comey on Truth, Trust, and Leadership

From his tenure at the FBI to his controversial involvement in the Russia probe, James Comey is uniquely qualified to discuss the nuances of national security and ethical leadership. Digital strategist and Lavin speaker Amber Mac sat down with the Former FBI Director to talk truth, trust, and... Continue Reading →
leadership | Nov 8th, 2018

Jordin Tootoo, the First Inuk NHL Player is Now a Lavin Speaker

The first Inuk player in history to be drafted by the NHL, Jordin Tootoo is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. In high energy talks he initiates moving, timely discussions on how Indigenous life across the nation can be improved through meaningful stewardship. As an Indigenous athlete,... Continue Reading →
leadership | Jan 15th, 2018

Three Female Leaders Whose Talks Will Inspire the Next Generation

Women don’t run the world (yet). But these women in leadership speakers—Maureen Chiquet, Jessica Jackley and Margot Lee Shetterly—are some of the strongest in their field, offering dynamic insights into how they’ve leaned in and leveraged their unique skillsets to make it in predominantly male... Continue Reading →
leadership | Oct 30th, 2017

For 10 Years, New York Times Columnist Adam Bryant Asked 500 Top CEOs How They Lead. Here’s What He Learned.

“It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies?” From there, Adam Bryant distilled hundreds of interviews into six practical steps to leadership, which he shared in his landmark New York Times column, Corner Office. Now, a... Continue Reading →
leadership | Oct 4th, 2017

Companies Do Better When They Embrace Diversity—And Here’s How. The Year’s Must-Read Book on Workplace Inclusion.

Ritu Bhasin is a diversity and inclusion expert, an advocate for female leadership, and the president of a top diversity and inclusion-focused consulting firm. Out today, The Authenticity Principle was developed after years of helping global leaders and organizations leverage their team’s... Continue Reading →
leadership | Sep 26th, 2017

Inclusive Workplaces. Transformative Leadership. These Five Speakers Can Optimize Your Corporate Culture

Corporations are complex ecosystems. In order to be healthy, they require solid leaders, thoughtful communication, inclusivity, and diversity in every sense of the word. Adam Bryant, Maureen Chiquet, Ritu Bhasin, Misha Glouberman, and Anthony Tjan speak to every level of a corporation, improving... Continue Reading →
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