Dan Pink is a bestselling author and was the host & co-executive producer of “Crowd Control”, a television series about human behavior on National Geographic. He’s appeared frequently on NPR, PBS, ABC, CNN, and other TV/radio networks worldwide. His provocative books include Drive, A Whole New Mind, To Sell is Human, and his latest book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.
I love Dan’s books. He’s a ruthlessly practical thinker and in this episode he doesn’t hold back. We get into:
- How to see trends or unlikely connections across by absorbing and learning from a wide variety of sources, whether that’s audio programs, books, documentaries, or episodes of Silicon Valley.
- Using lists to track influences, sources, and even random ideas or curiosities to spark new ideas
- Selling isn’t a dirty word, it’s required to get our ideas out there. If we believe in our work, we have a moral obligation to share it.
- and so much more…
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