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A Whole New Mind by Mind Map: A Whole New Mind
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A Whole New Mind

General Info

Author: Daniel H. Pink

ISBN: 1594481717 (paperback)

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Part One: The Conceptual Age

Right Brain Rising (1)

Abundance, Asia, and Automation (2)

High Concept, High Touch (3)

Part Two: The Six Senses

Design (4)

Story (5)

Symphony (6)

Empathy (7)

Play (8)

Meaning (9)


Information Age (recent past)

economy built on, logic, computerlike capabilities

people / mind, computer programmers - crank code, layers - craft contracts, MBAs - crunch numbers, well educated manipulator of information and deployer of expertise, narrowly reductive / deeply analytical

Conceptual Age (future)

economy / society built on, inventive, big-picture capabilities

forces causing change, material abundance, more emphasis on nonmaterial yearnings, globalization, white-collar jobs moving overseas, technologies, eliminating some kinds of work

new thinking / new approach, high concept, capacity to detect patterns and opportunities, create artistic and emotional beauty, craft a satisfying narrative, combine seemingly unrelated ideas into something new, high touch, ability to empathize with others, understand the subtleties of human interaction, find joy in one's self, elicit joy in others, stretch beyond the quotidian in pursuit of purpose and meaning


left hemisphere, sequential, logical, analytical, (Information Age)

right hemisphere, nonlinear, intuitive, holistic, (Conceptual Age)