Drawing on research from around the advanced world, Daniel Pink outlines six fundamentally human abilities that are essential for professional success and personal fulfillment - and reveals how to master them.
From a laughter club in Bombay to an inner-city high school devoted to design, to a lesson on how to detect an insincere smile, A Whole New Mind takes listeners to a daring new place, and offers a provocative and urgent new way of thinking about a future that has already arrived.
©2005 Daniel H. Pink; (P)2008 Audible, Inc.
"Thought-provoking moments abound." (Publishers Weekly)
"This book is a miracle. Completely original and profound." (Tom Peters)
"For soon-to-be liberal arts graduates, it makes an encouraging graduation gift." (Newsweek)
"This is one author who knows how to narrate. Pink has excellent pacing, diction, and tone." (AudioFile)
How it applies to the world around us
Not really a "story", but I enjoyed the viewpoint of what role creative minds are playing in global products and services
Yes, when he disclosed that colleges that recruit creative individuals are harder to get into than ivy league universities.
Audible works for me. I listen while working in my garden.
Why learned base knowledge tasks, and one answer tasks are being outsourced or done by the computer.
Great story teller.
All of his suggestions of things to do to access more of your right brain.
Overall yes, some great points and interpretation. Was actually recommended by a friend, so I guess that makes it a two way street.
See above? Is this a trick question?
The Indian doctor who started the laughing club. That part had me laughing for no good reason.
The power of incorporating creative thinking, and asking yourself 'can my job be automated or shipped offshore?' If so what can I offer that can't be found offshore?
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I actually listened to it twice. The second time I kept a notebook handy to right down suggestion of other books to do and things to try. I also bookmarked it on my phone audible app.
I have not listened to anything else by this author.
This is a non-fiction book, but he talks about the Hero's story, like Homer, and how the story is what we are wired for. He has grat book suggestions if you want more on the story.
Develop the right side of the brain and use this book as a jump off.
Some good info, but sometimes the central became a little preachy. Also, some of the information was pretty surface level and slightly--not fully--inaccurate. I found myself looking forward to the end, so I could move on to a new book.
One of the more thought provoking analyses I've been exposed to recently.
As a child of parents who lived through the depression, and a
The author / speaker is clear and well paced.
As noted above... I need to re-read this one to get everything I can from it.
business books fan
the title is what i think about this book, it is well put together, and challenging , perhaps being a right brainer hasn't been so bad afterall
I am not saying this is a bad book ... it's just not what i have expected ... though filled with useful info i thought it was completely centered on money and business regardless of one's talents and dreams...
This book was a little difficult to get the full benefit of from the audio. Many good points, but more easily followed in other format.
I'm a graphic designer, marketer and brand specialist - this book made me realize how far behind I've been in my thinking. Even though it's a few years old, Pink is way out there ahead of the pack. I don't agree with all of his points, and it's very specifically applicable for people living in developed or developing nations, but overall it deeply challenges the way I approach work, life and the way I think about my future. Great read...
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