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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 | Aug 31st, 2018

Effective, Actionable Leadership Advice from Drew Dudley’s New Book This Is Day One

It’s been a week since Drew Dudley’s This Is Day One hit the shelves, and readers can’t get enough of his sound, actionable advice. From tricks to replying to infuriating emails to developing your personal leadership philosophy, here’s a round-up of Dudley’s best, most recent leadership guidance.... 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 →
leadership | Aug 30th, 2017

How Does a Liberal Arts Major (and Woman!) Lead 3,500 Engineers (Most of Whom Are Men)? Minette Norman on Radical Empathy

The VP of Engineering Practice at Autodesk—a world leader in software tech—is neither an engineer nor a man. She’s Minette Norman, a liberal arts major and new Lavin speaker whose unique perspectives on leadership initiated the company’s transformative culture change.   She achieved this by... Continue Reading →
leadership | May 30th, 2017

Fort McMurray’s Former Fire Chief Darby Allen Reflects on the People Who Stood by Him During the Historic Blaze

One year after the fire that nearly consumed the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta—and certainly gripped the nation—former Fire Chief Darby Allen speaks poignantly on the people who worked with him to save lives and provide aid in the midst of crisis. In light of his accomplishments, on May 29, Allen... Continue Reading →
leadership | May 5th, 2017

“Brands that do well have a purpose”: Maureen Chiquet on Promoting Active and Conscious Leadership

“A lot of what women have been presented as a model is about perfection,” says Maureen Chiquet in a recent New York Times profile. Now, the author of Beyond the Label and former CEO of  fashion atelier Chanel speaks about finding purpose rather than perfection. Shortly after leaving her position... Continue Reading →
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