The Serendipity Mindset: The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck

Christian Busch (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Publish Date
June 09, 2020
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.3 X 1.2 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593086025

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About the Author

Christian Busch, PhD, is an internationally known expert in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship. He is the director of the Global Economy Program at New York University's Center for Global Affairs, and also teaches at the London School of Economics. A cofounder of Leaders on Purpose and the Sandbox Network--and former co-director of the LSE's Innovation Lab--he has worked with senior executives around the world. He divides his time between New York and London.

Reviews

Praise for The Serendipity Mindset:

"In this incisive book, Christian Busch reveals that luck isn't always dumb. People who can see what others don't - who are awake to the high probability of the improbable - can achieve and contribute in ways their more blinkered colleagues cannot. The Serendipity Mindset is a bracing and hopeful antidote to a world addicted to efficiency and control." --Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive

"In The Serendipity Mindset, Christian Busch shows us that understanding how serendipity works can change the way we work and live. Drawing from both cutting-edge science and real-world examples, The Serendipity Mindset is a wise, exciting, and life-changing book." --Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post and founder & CEO, Thrive Global

"Why is the serendipity mindset that Christian Busch describes so important? To fully leverage the discoverability and connectivity that today's mobile networked world enables, you must hone your ability to connect the dots of chance encounters and seemingly random information in creative and productive ways. This book can help you do that. Highly recommended." --Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and co-author of Blitzscaling

"How to create the opportunities for a successful and fulfilling life? Christian Busch shows convincingly that it's more than blind luck in The Serendipity Mindset, which offers excellent practical guidance for all." --Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever and co-founder of IMAGINE