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Scaling Up – The Serendipity Mindset

November 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST


Discover how all of us can cultivate serendipity and turn uncertainty into opportunity, joy, and sustained success.

Follow the likes of companies such as Forbes, Goop, and Harvard career to discover how to create your own luck in your career with Internationally renowned expert in areas of innovation, purpose-driven leadership, and serendipity, Christan Busch.

Facilitated by our Academic Director, Simon Raby, take a deep dive into learning how all of us can cultivate serendipity and turn uncertainty into opportunity, joy, and sustained success.

⚠️WARNING. Participating in this webinar will cause a high risk of taking unexpected threats and turning them into HUGE OPPORTUNITIES! ⚠️

Who It’s For🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

Entrepreneurs, Founders, CEOs, VPs, Marketing + Sales teams made up of individuals who are looking to refine or redefine their firm’s growth mindset, find alignment, and set new goals.




  1. Pursue moments of “Smart Luck,”
  2. Train your mind to make accidents meaningful, and
  3. Build your serendipity muscle to keep an open mind and execute on unforeseen opportunities,


Learn from Christian Busch, who’s strategies have helped ambitious individuals learn how to:

✅Cultivate your talking points to create serendipitous connections

✅Broaden your conversation starters to prompt serendipitous outcomes

✅Create serendipitous opportunities to reach out to C-Suite executives you admire


✔️ How to spot serendipity triggers✔️ How to facilitate an environment of trust and psychological safety✔️ How to give your team a clear sense of direction + broader ambition

Who is Christian Busch?

Dr. Christian Busch is the bestselling author of The Serendipity Mindset: The Art & Science of Creating Good Luck – “a wise, exciting, and life-changing book” (Arianna Huffington) that provides “excellent practical guidance for all” (Paul Polman, former CEO, Unilever) – and an internationally known expert in the areas of innovation, purpose-driven leadership, and serendipity.

Professor Busch is the director of the CGA Global Economy Program at New York University (NYU), and also teaches at the London School of Economics (LSE). He is a cofounder of Leaders on Purpose and the Sandbox Network, and a former director of LSE’s Innovation Lab. His work has been featured by Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Washington Post, and the BBC. He is a regular speaker at conferences such as the World Economic Forum and TED, and is a 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.” He received his PhD from the London School of Economics, where in 2018 he won a “top professor” award. His new favorite title is “dad”.

Your Host

Dr. Simon Raby is the Academic Director of Growth Catalyst, an executive education program that sparks the creation and sets the foundation for executing a growth strategy by CEOs and their senior leadership teams. Simon is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Mount Royal University (Calgary) and Founder of Growth Compass, a centre of excellence delivering evidence-based insights and intelligence on business growth and scaling.

About Scaling Up Experts

Scaling Up Experts is brought to you by Mount Royal University’s Growth Catalyst program. We explore the latest practices that help Canadian business leaders scale up their businesses, and delve deeper into the Seven Scaling Strategies© with subject matter experts.

To learn more, watch previous keynotes, or to preview what’s coming next, visit us on: https://www.growthcatalyst.ca/speaker-series

About the Growth Catalyst

Led by Mount Royal University’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Growth Catalyst is an intensive program designed to spark the creation and set the foundation for executing a growth strategy by CEOs and their senior leadership teams.

The program is funded by Alberta Innovates Ecosystem Development Partnerships Program, PrairiesCan Regional Innovation Ecosystem program, the TD Ready Commitment, and the Cathy and Bruce Williams Fund.

To learn more about the program and apply or nominate, visit us at: http://www.growthcatalyst.ca


November 22, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
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