The Intersection Between Structure and Spontaneity

by Angela Maiers
on November 12, 2013

http://www.angelamaiers.com/2013/11/the-intersection-between-structure-and-spontaneity.html

Serendipity is the name given to those “happy accidents” we experience throughout life – finding a person, idea, or resource we didn’t expect, but greatly needed. These encounters enrich our lives with new experiences, connections, and insights.

Using social media is a great way to find and increase serendipity in your life. I have built a network of fascinating and generous people online, and these connections have blossomed into everything from meaningful conversations to significant partnerships.

I wondered how much of this was truly random, and found that my personal serendipity could be traced back to certain consistent, actionable, and replicable behaviors. I now employ such tactics on a daily basis to summon and shape my own serendipity.

I call this process “Tactical Serendipity” — please read my full article about it on HuffPost, click here.

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