A Whole New Mind

  • by Daniel H. Pink
  • Narrated by Daniel H. Pink
  • 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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.

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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)

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Customer Reviews

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DEFINITELY A RIGHT GOOD READ!

This book may have some flaws, but it is a useful read to get us left brainers out of our complacent and confident ruts...it introduces us to the rest of the world which is well worth exploring. They say we never stop learning, well this book helps give us a bit of a nudge. I for am one am grateful!
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- Chelle :o))

interesting for coders.

I'm a Western coder. I've slowly been progressing in my career but this book makes sense why I should leave the coding to someone else and focus more on the big picture. I'd say I have been doing this already but the challenge is getting someone to do it at the same quality and as quick. I'll definitely be working on right brain activities. I've done some of this in the past and I have seen an improvement of my first draft projects.
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- Matthew

Book Details

  • Release Date: 30-07-2008
  • Publisher: Audible Studios