A Whole New Mind

Doctors, lawyers, engineers. They are what our parents told us to be when we grew up. But were Mom and Dad right? Actually, the future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind - the artist, inventor, storyteller, caregiver. This rightbrained person is the next business elite. In this entertaining and provocative presentation, Dan Pink, best-selling author of Free Agent Nation and A Whole New Mind, surveys evidence from around the World to reveal how the forces of "Abundance, Asia, and Automation" are nudging us into an era defined not by traditional "knowledge workers" but by creators and empathizers. He will show why high-tech abilities are giving way to high-concept and high-touch talents - and he will reveal the six essential aptitudes necessary for thriving in this emerging World.

Festival: 2006

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