A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age


If you are seeking ways to see your life from a new vantage point, then reading "A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age," should be on your reading list. The author, Daniel Pink, focuses on the three "As": Abundance, Automation, and Asia. He shares that all three are due to effect the lives of steadfast left brain thinkers in life changing ways. Without right brain creative thinking, these forces are sure to affect one's livelihood. Those who embrace the facets of their right brain by expanding their senses are going to be well rewarded by meeting the times with open minds and ideas.

Pink goes on to describe the keys to future success and how it will be derived through cultivating sensory skills connecting to:

  • Design
  • Story
  • Symphony
  • Empathy
  • Play
  • Meaning

By playing in this arena, a person will surely not miss out on future opportunity. Those who don't will be left in the dust, suffering and missing out on the economy of tomorrow.

As a chief speech writer of a former Vice President, Al Gore, it leads one to believe that Pink has had a lot of time to think about the issues facing our world and how to best step up to the new age that is at our doorstep. A Whole New Mind offers many thought-provoking ideas, tons of resources, and helpful web sites to guide you into expanding your right brain. If you are a survivalist, this surely is an important book to put on your list. If you are just curious, Daniel Pink will get your creative juices flowing.