Past Meetup

From Creative Confidence to GrowthMindset -A Review of Design Mindsets&Abilities

This Meetup is past

73 people went

Emirates Towers

· Dubai

How to find us

The meetup will take place at the EY wavespace (Innovation Center of EY) shortly after the Youth Hub and opposite Area 2071!!

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What are the best books on growth and creativity?
In this exhilarating rollercoaster talk, German academic Kai Bruns, will review 16 of the most influential books on the subjects that range from design thinking, growth mindset and corporate culture change.

Kai Bruns, Ph.D., is Senior Researcher and Innovation Manager at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), the world’s first ever cross-industry forum designed to create a universal consensus by unifying governments, businesses, and civil society to take a transformational approach towards shaping the future of manufacturing.
As a researcher, Kai is an expert in multilateral diplomacy who taught diplomacy, globalization and innovation & entrepreneurship courses during the last ten years at several universities in Europe and the Middle East. With extensive knowledge in design thinking, lean startup and organizational change management methodologies, Kai is Program Ambassador for the UAE-Stanford University Initiative and member of the UAE’s Ministry of Higher Education’s Committee of Experts on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
As a design thinker, he is passionate about the power of multi-stakeholder engagement processes in order to bring disruptive innovation to the manufacturing industry, particularly in regards to the safe application of Industry 4.0 technologies.