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marketing | Aug 28th, 2019

The Modern-Day Brand as a “Platform”: Venture Capitalist Anthony Tjan Explains the Shift Towards Purpose-Driven Companies

As part of an ongoing LinkedIn Series, Venture Capitalist Tony Tjan will explore the shift towards platform-oriented business models. In his first installment he asks: What is a platform? Why does it matter? And how can brands take advantage?  “Put simply, my fundamental thesis behind what... Continue Reading →
marketing | Aug 9th, 2019

Welby Altidor Unveils Record-Breaking Touchscreen Display for Hunger Games Attraction

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, a new attraction created by Victoria Hill Exhibitions, features the world’s largest interactive touchscreen display. As the exhibition was unveiled to the public, Welby Altidor—CCO of Victoria Hill—spoke about the company’s record-breaking achievement.  Located in... Continue Reading →
marketing | Jun 18th, 2019

Amber Mac’s Marketing Disrupted Podcast is the #1 Business Podcast in the Country

Lavin Speaker Amber Mac is the host of Accenture’s newly launched Marketing Disrupted: a seven-episode podcast exploring the unique challenges CMOs face in an age of digital disruption. The series launched as the #1 Business Podcast in Canada. Technology reporter Amber Mac, alongside Accenture’s... Continue Reading →
marketing | Oct 26th, 2018

Revenge of Analog Author David Sax on Real Things and Why They Matter in Marketing

“Analog may be more cumbersome and costlier than its digital equivalents,” says consumer behavior expert David Sax, “but it provides us with a richness of experience that is unparalleled with anything delivered through a screen.” In an interview with Content Magazine, Sax explains the ways that... Continue Reading →
marketing | Mar 6th, 2018

Marketing Guru and Bestselling Author Ryan Holiday Examines the Scandal That Destroyed Gawker in His New Book Conspiracy

“He’s an out-of-the-box thinker who likes to take chances,” says  The New York Times. “Conspiracy is one helluva page-turner.” Out now, Ryan Holiday’s latest book is a deep investigation into one of the most important events in the history of American journalism—the takedown of media giant Gawker,... Continue Reading →
marketing | Jan 27th, 2017

Nothing Just ‘Goes Viral’: Watch the New Trailers for Derek Thompson’s Hit Makers

There’s a hidden history to every smash success—a web of economics, psychology, and desire that holds our attention. In these new videos, Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson reveals fascinating insights from his new, groundbreaking study of how culture gets made, Hit Makers. How Did the... Continue Reading →
marketing | May 24th, 2016

First Look: David Sax’s New Book,The Revenge of Analog

The promise of digital seems too good to pass up. With advanced technology, operations become smoother, purchases simpler, and everything’s just a few clicks away. But recently, we’ve seen another curious trend emerge: the resurgence of analog goods, businesses, and experiences, thriving against a... Continue Reading →
marketing | Sep 23rd, 2015

Behavioural Scientist Nina Mažar Is Coming to TEDxToronto This October

In this preview for October’s TEDxToronto conference—titled “Thresholds”—behavioural scientist Nina Mažar recounts her journey to success, from struggling student in Germany to one of “40 Most Outstanding B-School Profs Under 40” (Poets & Quants). She relates the crucial moment when she realized she... Continue Reading →
marketing | Jan 11th, 2015

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Ryan Holiday

In his latest piece for Thought Catalog, Ryan Holiday offers his advice for public speaking: 50 tips for mastering the art of the keynote address. Holiday is a leading media strategist whose campaigns have been studied by YouTube, Twitter, and Google, and covered in Fast Company, Ad Age, and Gawker... Continue Reading →
marketing | Nov 3rd, 2013

Growth Hacking Beats Traditional Marketing Hands Down: Marketing Speaker Ryan Holiday

Traditional marketing doesn't work anymore. Buying expensive print ads. Renting space on billboards. These are all relics of the past. Today's smartest companies have turned to growth hacking. Ryan Holiday, author of Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising,... Continue Reading →
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