Dr. Christian Busch has spent a decade exploring how, if acted upon, unexpected moments can enhance our worldview, expand our social circles, and create new opportunities for innovation and impact. In his talks, Christian shares how we can use uncertainty as a pathway to more purpose and success, for companies and individuals alike. His talks will enable you to: Understand the science of serendipity — what it is and how it can be harnessed, Explore serendipity in the context of COVID-19 and other times of uncertainty, Learn how serendipity can be used as a tool for innovation and impact, Harness concrete practices on how to cultivate serendipity for enhanced meaning and success.
- The Serendipity Mindset
- Sustainable Business Model Innovation
- Impact Organisations
- Future of Business
- Purpose-Driven Organisations
What he offers
How he presents
Christian inspires audiences with his dynamic presentation style besides his insights about how to use the science of serendipity and “smart luck” as a tool for innovation and impact in a fast-changing world.
Dr. Christian Busch is a professor at New York University (NYU), where he directs the CGA Global Economy Program. He is also teaches at the Marshall Institute, London School of Economics. Previously, he co-directed the LSE’s Innovation and Co-Creation Lab and served as a course leader.
He is a co-founder of Sandbox Network, a leading community of young innovators active in over 20 countries, as well as Leaders on Purpose, an organization convening high-impact leaders.
He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Expert Forum and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, sees the content as a “wise, exciting and life-changing”; Daniel Pink, NYT bestselling author of When, considers it to be a “bracing and hopeful antidote to a world addicted to efficiency and control”; LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman thinks that the content is to be “highly recommended”, helping us to “connect the dots” in today’s networked world; and Unilever’s former CEO Paul Polman thinks that it “offers excellent practical guidance for all.”
- The Serendipity Mindset ( 2020)
Presentation Languages: English