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Get Lucky: How to put planned serendipity to work for you and your business

  • Lane Becker
  • Sep 26, 2012
  • English

The world of work has changed. To keep pace with the rapidly shifting needs and expectations of the market - and stay relevant and competitive - we need to find ways to encourage and reward ongoing innovation inside our organizations. But embracing change as part of the regular process of doing business can be challenging for organizations that have learned to rely on routine and process to ensure consistent, reliable growth.

In their New York Times bestseller "Get Lucky," authors and entrepreneurs Thor Muller and Lane Becker explore the qualities and business practices of Twitter, Instagram, Pixar, 3M, Google and other high-performing companies. In this keynote, Lane will share the secret formula behind the success of the world's most successful organizations: "planned serendipity."

Unleash your inner startup! Learn how to drive continuous innovation and stay ahead of the competition by mastering the eight skills of "planned serendipity."


Lane Becker

Author at Get Lucky

Lane has been putting serendipity to work for over ten years. He has founded several companies, from his first, sadly failed startup in 1999 (don't ask) to more successful ventures: co-founding Adaptive Path, the first user experience design firm, and Get Satisfaction, an online customer service community platform used by over 65,000 companies, which he started with "Get Lucky" co-author Thor Muller. Other trending topics of interest include: improv theater as a management technique, pop-up cocktail parties, and tying together behavioral neuroscience, modern network theory, and Buddhism.

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