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corporate culture | Apr 27th, 2021

Remote Work & The Hybrid Office: Mastering the Post-Pandemic Workplace with Alexandra Samuel

After a year in which many of us plunged into remote work overnight, we finally have a chance to make thoughtful choices about how to combine remote and office work. In her new book Remote Inc., Alexandra Samuel—a tech journalist and remote work professional of 25 years—reveals how to adopt the... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Dec 1st, 2020

Thrive While Working Remotely: Introducing Lavin Speaker Alexandra Samuel

Love it or hate it, remote work isn’t going anywhere—at least not anytime soon. So why not learn how to thrive while doing it? Lavin’s newest speaker, Alexandra Samuel, is a technology strategist, data journalist, and author who has spent the past two decades working from home. In her talks, as... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Jul 16th, 2020

Will We Work From Home Forever? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Thanks to COVID-19, the boundaries between work and home life have all but completely dissolved. Seemingly overnight, millions of people made the switch to remote work—and today, videoconferencing your colleagues into your home seems downright normal. This forced transition has certainly melted... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Jan 24th, 2020

Lavin's Top 10 Corporate Culture Speakers Changing the Workplace of Tomorrow

More than just a modern-day business buzzword, corporate culture plays an integral role in a company’s success. Whether it’s innovation, collaboration, diversity, or a commitment to taking risks, Lavin’s Top Corporate Culture Speakers will help you elevate your organization by championing strong... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Jan 9th, 2020

The Culture Map: INSEAD Professor Erin Meyer Joins Microsoft’s VP for a Fireside Chat

INSEAD professor Erin Meyer’s groundbreaking book The Culture Map may have been published in 2014, but it remains an enduring staple for anyone doing business around the world. What makes the book so timely and relevant? Meyer sits down with Microsoft’s Executive Vice President and President of... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Jan 6th, 2020

Why It Pays to Break the Rules: Behavioral Scientist Francesca Gino Offers Advice for Today’s Leaders in Forbes

Rebels get a bad rap, says Harvard professor Francesca Gino, but in fact, there’s much we can learn from the people willing to challenge the status quo. In a new interview with Forbes India, Gino opens up about why it pays to encourage the right kind of rule-breaking in an organization. Francesca... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Oct 25th, 2019

The Secret Economy of Desire: Introducing New Lavin Speaker Luke Burgis

Why do we want what we want? And why does it matter? It might seem like an innocent question, but the answer is far from simple. In his upcoming book Wanting, new Lavin speaker Luke Burgis explains how mimetic, or imitative, desire is at the heart of business, relationships, and consumer behavior.... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Oct 22nd, 2019

Cracking the Code of Sustained Collaboration: Francesca Gino for Harvard Business Review

Collaboration is touted as a core value in many organizations. But oftentimes, strategies to increase the practice in the workplace come up short. Why? Behavioral scientist Francesca Gino explains in a new paper for HBR.  “One problem is that leaders think about collaboration too narrowly: as a... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Aug 30th, 2019

What We Gain From Working Together: Introducing New Lavin Speaker Jay Van Bavel

Jay Van Bavel is interested in the science of cooperation. A Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University, Van Bavel has dedicated his career to understanding the factors that bind us together. In talks, he reveals how we can harness cooperation and build organizations that... Continue Reading →
corporate culture | Aug 22nd, 2019

Rebel With a Cause: Social Scientist Francesca Gino Explores Non-Conformity for NPR

Francesca Gino stumbled across Massimo Bottura’s unusual Italian cookbook by chance. Flipping through its pages, she discovered that the traditional Italian recipes she knew and loved had been replaced with creative, remixed dishes. On this week’s episode of Hidden Brain by NPR, Gino explains what... Continue Reading →
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