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A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
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“I say, 'Get me some poets as managers.' Poets are our original systems thinkers. They contemplate the world in which we live and feel obligated to interpret, and give expression to it in a way that makes the reader understand how that world runs. Poets, those unheralded systems thinkers, are our true digital thinkers. It is from their midst that I believe we will draw tomorrow's new business leaders."

--Sidney Harman, CEO Multimillionaire of a stereo components company”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Design. Story. Symphony. Empathy. Play. Meaning. These six senses increasingly will guide our lives and shape our world.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“change is inevitable, and when it happens, the wisest response is not to wail or whine but to suck it up and deal with it.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Asking “Why?” can lead to understanding. Asking “Why not?” can lead to breakthroughs.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn’t know it was missing.” —PAOLA ANTONELLI, curator of architecture and design, Museum of Modern Art”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate and to connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Empathy is an essential part of living a life of meaning.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“We are moving from an economy and a society built on the logical, linear, computerlike capabilities of the Information Age to an economy and a society built on the inventive, empathic, big-picture capabilities of what’s rising in its place, the Conceptual Age.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“A calling is the most satisfying form of work because, as gratification, it is done for its own sake rather than for the material benefits it brings,”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“change is inevitable, and when it happens, the wisest response is not to wail or whine but to suck it up and deal with”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“A genuine smile involves two facial muscles: (1) the zygomatic major muscle, which stretches from the cheekbone and lifts the corners of the mouth; and (2) the outer part of the obicularis oculi muscle, which orbits the eye, and is involved in “pulling down the eyebrows and the skin below the eyebrows, pulling up the skin below the eye, and raising the cheeks.”7 Artificial smiles involve only the zygomatic major.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Here’s Ohga: “At Sony, we assume that all products of our competitors have basically the same technology, price, performance, and features. Design is the only thing that differentiates one product from another in the marketplace.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“business writer Polly LaBarre notes, “The United States spends more on trash bags than ninety other countries spend on everything.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Mastery of design, empathy, play, and other seemingly “soft” aptitudes is now the main way for individuals and firms to stand out in a crowded marketplace.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“The Queen died. The King died.”

“The Queen died. And the King died of a broken heart.”

The first line was fact. The second line was a story. It placed the facts in context, added emotion and made us connect to it by making it memorable.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind—creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers, and meaning makers.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Metaphor is the lifeblood of all art.” —TWYLA THARP”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Today, the defining skills of the previous era—the “left brain” capabilities that powered the Information Age—are necessary but no longer sufficient. And the capabilities we once disdained or thought frivolous—the “right-brain” qualities of inventiveness, empathy, joyfulness, and meaning—increasingly will determine who flourishes and who flounders.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“about 48 percent of GE’s software is developed in India.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Design—that is, utility enhanced by significance—has become an essential aptitude for personal fulfillment and professional success”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Frankl writes, “I understood how a man who has nothing left in the world still may know bliss, be it only for a brief moment, in the contemplation of his beloved.”) He demonstrates that meaning is possible in spite of suffering—indeed, that meaning can sometimes grow from suffering. But he also emphasizes that suffering is not a prerequisite to finding meaning.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“the R-Directed aptitudes so often disdained and dismissed—artistry, empathy, taking the long view, pursuing the transcendent—will increasingly determine who soars and who stumbles. It’s a dizzying—but ultimately inspiring—change.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“The United States spends more on trash bags than ninety other countries spend on everything. In other words, the receptacles of our waste cost more than all of the goods consumed by nearly half of the world’s nations.”6”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“Set aside a half hour to picture yourself at age ninety and to put yourself in the mind of ninety-year-old you. What does your life look like when you view it from that vantage point? What have you accomplished? What have you contributed? What are your regrets? This isn’t an easy exercise—neither intellectually nor emotionally. But it can be enormously valuable. And it can help you satisfy one of Viktor Frankl’s most powerful imperatives: “Live as if you were living for the second time and had acted as wrongly the first time as you are about to act now.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“He who laughs last doesn’t get it.” —HELEN GIANGREGORIO”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“I have known strong minds, with imposing, undoubting, Cobbett-like manners; but I have never met a great mind of this sort. The truth is, a great mind must be androgynous.” —SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“In Western languages, reading and writing involve turning from left to right, and therefore exercise the brain’s left hemisphere. Written language, invented by the Greeks around 550 B.C.E., has helped reinforce left hemisphere dominance (at least in the West) and created what Harvard classicist Eric Havelock called “the alphabetic mind.” 7 So perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that the left hemisphere has dominated the game. It’s the only side that knows how to write the rules. 2.”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
“The guy who invented the wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.” —SID CAESAR”
Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future