Dr. Christian Busch is an internationally known expert in the areas of innovation, purpose-driven leadership, and serendipity. He is the director of the CGA Global Economy Programme at New York University (NYU), and also teaches at the London School of Economics (LSE). A cofounder of Leaders on Purpose and the Sandbox Network - and a former director of LSE's Innovation Lab - he has worked with senior executives and governments around the world. He is member of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Expert Forum, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and on the Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 thinkers "most likely to shape the future." His work has been featured by outlets such as the Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, The Guardian, and the BBC.
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'*
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, Connect the Dots is a wise, exciting and life-changing book
*Arianna Huffington, author of 'Thrive'*
More than just a way to create exciting opportunities, it's the foundation for a more optimistic and meaningful life. An important book for a complicated world
*Cal Newport, author of 'A World Without Email'*
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. A bracing and hopeful antidote to a world addicted to efficiency and control
*Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive*
How to create the opportunities for a successful and fulfilling life? Christian Busch shows convincingly that it's more than blind luck in Connect the Dots, which offers excellent practical guidance for all
*Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever and co-founder of IMAGINE*
The book has changed my life for the better. During idle moments in which I might previously have second-guessed myself, I am now determined to say something kind, to thank someone, to make a connection