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Dan Pink
Daniel H. Pink is the author of "A Whole New Mind", the groundbreaking guide to surviving, thriving, and finding meaning in an outsourced, automated, upside down world. His first book, "Free Agent Nation" was a Washington Post nonfiction bestseller and business bestseller in the U.S., Canada, and Japan.

Dan is a Contributing Editor at Wired. His articles on business and technology have also appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and other publications.

A popular speaker, Dan has lectured on work, business, and economic transformation to audiences around the world. He's provided analysis on dozens of television and radio broadcasts — including CNBC's "Power Lunch," ABC's "World News Tonight," NPR's "Morning Edition," and American Public Media's "Marketplace." As an independent business consultant, he's advised start-up ventures and Fortune 100 companies on recruiting, business trends, and work practices.

Dan has also worked in the White House as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore, an aide to U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich, and an economic policy staffer in the U.S. Senate.

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A Whole New Mind
Presented by Dan Pink

Discover the six essential aptitudes on which professional success and personal fulfillment now depend, as critically acclaimed author Dan Pink introduces the foundation for Bridges Fall Webinar Program with a presentation on his book entitled "A Whole New Mind".

Watch and Listen as Dan Pink speaks to Bridges Fall Webinar trainers about how and why counselors and educators must begin preparing students for the future by encouraging the development of ‘right brain' skills necessary for the conceptual age.

The keys to the middle class kingdom are changing hands. The future belongs less and less to programming, accounting, and legal jobs and belongs even more to professions in design, nursing, care-giving, inventing and entrepreneurs.

- from the Dan Pink presentation

Dan Pink's 68 minute webcast presentation introduces many of the essential elements taught throughout Bridges Fall Webinar Program, and concludes with an interview by Richard Wong, Executive Director of the American School Counselor's Association.

Find out what Dan Pink has to say about:

  • What careers and professions will be most needed in the conceptual age
  • What the future holds for a more liberal education
  • Which of the six key abilities for the conceptual age are most important for young people to learn
  • What can schools do to teach the six key abilities in the age of No Child Left Behind
  • Whether colleges are sensitive to the ‘right brain' skills required for the conceptual age

It is important that counselors ask students, "What are you intrinsically motivated by?" and "What do you do for the sake of pleasure and enjoyment and challenge?"...People who are intrinsically motivated are more satisfied and more successful than those motivated by intrinsic measures.

- from the Dan Pink presentation

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