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trending | Feb 3rd, 2021

Understanding the Rules of Ownership: Introducing Michael Heller and James Salzman

“Mine” is one of the first words babies learn. By the time we grow up, the idea of ownership seems natural to us, whether we’re buying a cup of coffee or a house. But what if everything we thought we knew about ownership was wrong? That’s exactly what esteemed lawyers Michael Heller and James... Continue Reading →
trending | Dec 14th, 2020

The Life-Changing Power of Breath: Introducing New Speaker James Nestor

The way we breathe has changed dramatically over the course of human evolution—and not for the better. Fortunately, acclaimed science journalist James Nestor has undertaken the task of restoring our most vital function, starting with his instant New York Times bestseller Breath.  It’s rare that... Continue Reading →
trending | Dec 9th, 2020

YA Sensation Angie Thomas Returns With a New Book

Concrete Rose, the prequel to Angie Thomas’ wildly popular novel The Hate U Give, will hit shelves on January 12th.  In her explosive follow-up to The Hate U Give, which has spent nearly 200 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, Angie Thomas revisits the fictionalized neighborhood of... Continue Reading →
trending | May 20th, 2020

The Reason Why 80% of Attendees at Our Virtual Conference Said the Networking Was Better Than a Live Event

The trickiest part of pivoting to a virtual event from a live one is maintaining the sense of connection and community among the audience. Yet after our first-ever virtual conference, we’re happy to report that 80% of attendees said that the post-event networking sessions were as good, or better,... Continue Reading →
trending | May 4th, 2020

We Put on Our First Virtual Conference. Here’s What We Learned.

The social distancing era has created an unprecedented challenge for the events industry. And while we know that nothing can replace an in-person event or conversation, we also know we need to stay connected in these uncertain times. So, in an effort to adapt to the current situation—and bring a... Continue Reading →
trending | Apr 24th, 2020

What’s the Future? Join us for Our First Virtual Event and Find Out!

Join Naomi Klein, Angela Duckworth, Wajahat Ali, and many more of the world’s top thinkers at What’s the Future @ Lavin Live—a free virtual event diving into the enormous challenges we’re all facing as a result of COVID-19.  The longer we stay under lockdown, the less likely we are to return to a... Continue Reading →
trending | Apr 15th, 2020

Level Up During Isolation: These Podcasts Featuring Lavin Speakers Will Make You Smarter

As we continue to socially distance ourselves in the name of safety, we have more time than ever to catch up on books, movies, and podcasts. This round-up of podcasts featuring Lavin Speakers will not only keep you entertained, but challenge, inspire, and motivate you to create real change. Lavin... Continue Reading →
trending | Apr 9th, 2020

Dragons’ Den Star Manjit Minhas Transforms Her Brewery into a Sanitizer Facility Amid the Coronavirus

Manjit Minhas is well-known for her role as a judge on the critically acclaimed program Dragons’ Den. She also runs one the world’s largest breweries—worth a whopping $187 million dollars. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Minhas shows us how it’s possible to repurpose your business and... Continue Reading →
trending | Apr 3rd, 2020

“Act As If You’re Really There”: Futurist Douglas Rushkoff Reveals How to Develop Presence Working Remotely

There is no real substitute for in-person contact. That’s true. But it doesn’t mean that our video conferencing and telework has to be completely alienating, either. In his latest article, futurist and author Douglas Rushkoff offers practical tips for making our work-from-home feel engaging.... Continue Reading →
trending | Mar 25th, 2020

Tech Reporter Amber Mac Offers Tips for Working from Home on CTV News

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, those lucky enough to be able to work from home have since made the transition— some for the very first time. Amber Mac joined CTV News to offer her top tips for staying productive, connected, and safe while under lockdown.   Conventional wisdom would... Continue Reading →
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