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How to be Lucky | Paul Bourne | TEDxCluj

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Published on May 10, 2017
"In this improvised talk, Paul Bourne explores the dynamics and role of Luck and Serendipity in creating opportunities in life. He explores what extraordinary things can happen when The Prepared Mind meets Good Fortune.
Featuring stories of Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, Picasso, Aristotle and Shakespeare; Paul takes us on a journey around the world as he explores the power of ‘positive mindset’, and how ‘growth awareness’ leads us from tasks to opportunities.
A talk on how to live life and be lucky…
Paul is a Professional Theatre Director and Fellow of The University
of Cambridge"

Formerly Artistic Director of The Frankfurt Playhouse and Center Stage New York, Paul has directed and produced over 90 professional productions in 10 different countries.

Paul also teaches Creative Thinking and Enterprise at The Moscow School of Management and Stockholm School of Economics.

As an Executive Educator and Consultant Paul has led programmes on Creative Communication Re-framing for many businesses including BBC, Liverpool Football Club, McLaren Formula One Racing, Fairtrade and The US Army.

He is currently working as a consultant on supporting and incubating ‘Creative Start-ups’ in Romania, Slovakia, South Africa and Uruguay.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at
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