Is Serendipity your value add?

Make Serendipity work for you  is yet another thought provoking article from HBR. Turns out quite surprisingly that Serendipity is a trade-able "skill", which can be "cultivated".  Serendipity as a skill flourishes in a climate of diversity,non conformism, scarcity, sloppiness and tenacity, however, It takes a life of its own. A close brethren of creativity, serendipity is not really an equivalent of  Luck and also not very conducive to control..This reminded me of Tom Friedman's wise words in "World is Flat" -  "Everyone has to focus on what exactly is their value-add". Serendipity can be a interesting one !

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