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A Whole New Mind Audiobook

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

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Publisher's Summary

Lawyers. Accountants. Software Engineers. That's what Mom and Dad encouraged us to become. They were wrong. Gone is the age of "left-brain" dominance. The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: designers, inventors, teachers, storytellers - creative and emphatic "right-brain" thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who doesn't.

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.

What the Critics Say

"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)

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    Joshua J. Smith 02-25-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Words for direction"

    Dan Pjnk has written something that helps clarify a shift that has been happening. While this piece is not a story it tells us how to engage in a story and he provides us with specific direction on how to do that. This book/audiobook is art that guides us to an adventure to enjoy life and how to lead others on that path. Ironically after listening to the book I want to buy a hard copy for my library for the tools and to show others. Well done Dan. Now send me a free hard copy.

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    Wyatt Provo, Utah 01-20-15
    Wyatt Provo, Utah 01-20-15
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    "excellent view point"

    the view point was well defended and gives one a lot to think about concerning their life.

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    Gregory 01-20-15
    Gregory 01-20-15 Member Since 2015
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    "I would recommend this book with a warning"

    I thought the content was good and gave you a lot to think about and he gives you strategies on how to improve certain right brain skills. I also liked the over view between the two sides of the mind.

    Warning very lecture like but still good also he put in a lot of examples... A lot. Also he goes into detail with his strategies. He could just be thorough but for me it was a little much but again I would recommend it

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    Tim Borys 01-18-15
    Tim Borys 01-18-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Meh"

    Nothing earth shattering and a little rambling. Some informative tidbits, and lots of external resources, but no cohesive plan.

    Fine for general info I you are new to the topic, but people familiar with topic will likely be underwhelmed.

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    betsy 01-13-15
    betsy 01-13-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Fresh simple and clear"

    You get what you expect. It is a must read book it opens your mind and gives more recommendations on how to keep going

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    tjfking 01-06-15
    tjfking 01-06-15
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    "Smart. Informative. A bit repetitive."

    An excellent read for anyone who is looking for a way to codify the societal shifts we see every day. Lots of helpful and interesting ideas to work smarter, live happier and think differently.

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    Stefanie Voss 05-26-14
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    "Inspiration from the first to the last minute"
    Would you listen to A Whole New Mind again? Why?

    Full of interesting facts, put into remarkable stories and written and narrated in a very entertaining way - I didn't feel bored one single minute while listening.


    What other book might you compare A Whole New Mind to and why?

    From the style and storytelling aspect it reminds me of the Gladwell and Heath brothers books.


    What does Daniel H. Pink bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I rather like to listen than to read, since I would never have the time to read it. For me, it was a looong drive full with learning and aha moments.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It gave me a lot of a-ha-moments - and I really implemented some of the suggestions into my life right after finishing the book.


    Any additional comments?

    Often authors cannot read well - but this time I absolutely enjoyed having the "authentic" voice of the book. VERY well written book - and wonderfully narrated!

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    Al San Francisco, CA 07-27-13
    Al San Francisco, CA 07-27-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Great Book"

    a mastre piece in suggesting that what skills one will need to be successful in the future, and why right brain skill sets are critical for any job in the future, must read for any one.

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    JUAN Coral Springs, FL, United States 04-02-13
    JUAN Coral Springs, FL, United States 04-02-13
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    "I was so amazed by the new era we are living!!!"
    What did you love best about A Whole New Mind?

    The easy to digest narrative used by Daniel Pink


    What other book might you compare A Whole New Mind to and why?

    I read The Power of Habit before reading a Whole new mind, and even though they are connected both books are quite different.


    Have you listened to any of Daniel H. Pink’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No I have not


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    yes the 6 new principles of the High meaning High touch era


    Any additional comments?

    I will find out some of the books recommended by Daniel and read them

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    Evgeny China 03-18-13
    Evgeny China 03-18-13
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    "Wake up call for left-brainers ;)"
    What other book might you compare A Whole New Mind to and why?

    A Biology of Belief


    Any additional comments?

    his book is a wake up call for left-brainers. If you've been counting on your amazing logic your whole life it's time to learn to get your right brain up-to-speed!

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