Daniel Pink's A Whole New Mind

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A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink seeks to educate people on the upcoming era of knowledge, which will support people who incorporate right-directed mind towards their work. It further explains that the leaders of the future will abandon traditional ways of thinking or thinking with the “left side” of the brain. It argues that the right mindset involves creators, pattern creators, empathizers, artists, and the like minded people. In his point of view, Pink’s idea of success in the future depends on a person’s thinking, which all efforts will tend to focus on fine arts. This field will increase in the future, whereas its demand in both educational and practical fields will be limited. A bold and strong statement is provided in the book, which…show more content…
However, he argues that it should be maintained, but be improved by adopting six senses of the “right side” of the brain to improve the general way of thinking. In all these senses, education tends to align towards a particular direction of creating successful entrepreneurs in the future (Pink, 2006). The first sense is design, which is essential for any business since it is meant to suit consumer’s changing needs, tastes, and preferences. The second sense is the story, which ironically explains the emotional content of the business that is intended to stick on any individual’s brain that happen to seek information about a business. Emotional drive always has this impact, despite the fact that facts can be obtained at an instant. The third sense is symphony, which explains the relationship of people from unrelated fields. According to Pink (2008), symphony will encourage diverse knowledge and will blend in different ideas in various fields, regardless of the knowledge and understanding of a…show more content…
As Pink brings out, people require education for future use in terms of creating and innovating ideas. For this reason, Pink encourages modernism in education and does not believe in the traditional ways of education that involved craftsmanship and artisan. Arguably, art as education takes a different turn from what it has originally been and explains the rising demand of this field in the modern society. Focusing on the six senses as outlined by Pink, all these senses seek to develop and improve creativity and innovativeness in the society, which all can be accomplished through education. One could argue that the ancient society focused on one side of the pendulum (left minded), which Pink advocates for the change in such fields (Pink

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