Monday, February 18, 2008

A Question for Daniel Pink

As you know, we will be having a discussion with Daniel Pink next Thursday for the conclusion of our AWNM unit. What questions do you have for him? What do you want to know?

31 comments:

jeffreys said...

What inspired you to write a book like this one?

OliviaO said...

What jobs will dominate in the right brained future? How did you come up with the six senses and why did you name them what you did? Do you believe in your book and follow your own suggestions in your daily life? Where did you get the basis for this book?

Caryn S said...

What, in your opinion, is the most important sense of the right brain? Why?

What made you want to write this book?

When was the idea of right brain vs. left brain first introduced to you?

erinp said...

Which sense do you think is most important now? Which sense do you think will be the most important for the future?

hollyb said...

Mr. Pink

Percentage wise, how much will socitey be using the left side of the brain about 20 years from now? How about the right side of the brain?

Oliviak said...

If you had to chose one sense which one would you say is the least important?
Which sense do you think will help high school students right now?
After writing this book has your daily life changed? If so in what ways?
When in a person’s life do they find their meaning and purpose?

dermodys said...

Which sense is the most important to you and how about the least and why?
What inspired you to write this book?
Do you have any tips about how we can try to incorporate the senses into our classes and learning?

Anna K said...

Which particular sense relates the most to you and which sense affects you the most in your life?

Dennis K said...

Mr. Pink,
In your opinion, which of your proposed six senses would be most decisive in the battle against the three A's?
Is it necessary to have both happiness and spirituality to find meaning?

emilyh said...

When did you first realize that our society is moving away from left-brained thinking towards right-brained thinking and how did you come to this realization? Do you think that people who don't do anything to enhance thier right-brained skills will be failures in the Conceptual Age? While you were writing this book did you find that you were enhancing your right-brained skills? How many times have you gone to a laughter club and did you think there was a reason for laughing when you went to one?

Jennifer said...

Which sense seems to be the most important in your life? Which sense do you think is the most important to people's lives in general?

shannanp said...

What inspired you to write this book?

Do you live your business life with all of these senses in mind all of the time?

lisal said...

Sports and athletes currently hold a high status in modern society. Several jobs such as couches and trainers are also popular. In what ways will the Conceptual Age affect the world of athletics?

mollyd said...

I am more of a left brained person. What kind of jobs will be available to left-brainers in the future?

How did you come up with the six senses mentioned in this book?

Alexm said...

I think that leadership will be very importnat in the future. How do you think your 6 senses can make leaders better in the future.

Sydney said...

Do you incorporate all of your six senses in your daily life? Are there some senses that are more difficult for you to use?

If you include all of your senses in your daily life, how do you go about that? Do you still draw to strengthen you symphony sense?

Would you consider obtaining your senses a life challenge?

Since your book has been published, have you found more meaning in your life?

KelsieL said...

When you decided to write this book, were you writing more towards adults who are already out in the business world, or to a generation our age, who have not yet entered the business world?
And why?

marissas said...

Do you feel as though part of your purpose in life was to publish this book and share this idea with the world?

Since writing the book, is there another sense that you wish you would have incorporated into the book?

patrickd said...

If you were writing an essay on the six senses like we are, which sense woukd you choose to write about? What experiences inspired you to come up with and name the six senses?

MattN said...

Mr. Pink,
When you started to write about this book, did you have any idea that it would become this popular and well known in the world today?
In your opinion, how is this book affecting people like 9th graders at Arapahoe High School, to big time CEO's?
When you wrote this book, did you have the intention of saying that unless you have right-brained skills and a right-brained job in the future you will fail and your life won''t be so great?
**Do you have any regrets looking back on A Whole New Mind? Do you wish you had written about different subjects or even had a different title?

MattN said...

Oops, I forgot one of my questions.

Are you more of a right-brained thinker then a left-brained thinker yourself? How does that affect your everday life knowing about the things that you wrote about in your book?

Mikenn@R said...

Mr. Pink,

I'm curious to know what you think the left brain's role will be in the future since it's clear you already believe the right brain will be crucial to shaping our careers, our relationships, and our lives in general. What role do you believe our left brains take in the future?

AmberG said...

How did it come up that you felt that people should know about the stuff in your book?
When and why did you begin to think that we are going to see a shift in the best jobs?

rachels said...

Which senses do you think are more important and applicable in everyday life and which are more suited to the business world?
How did you realize that we are entering the Conceptual Age?
How has incorporating the six aptitudes in your book into your everyday life affected you?
Why do you think the A Whole New Mind is as important for people in the business world as it is for kids still in high school?
Which sense do you think is the easiest to incorporate into everyday life?

catherinec said...

Was it hard to write this book?
How did you come up with the idea of the "Conceptual age?"

CatherineD said...

Which sense do you think most applies to you?
What was your intial thought when you heard your book was going to be published?

KiraW said...

What lead you to choose these 6 senses? Were there other ones that you had originally that you left behind?

kennaw said...

Why did you decide to write this book? What got you motivated?

Do you apply these senses to you're life today and take in your own advice?

raelangas said...

How did you develope the six senses in Your book A Whole New Mind?

jordans said...

What sense deals with things such as addiction? Things that need to be mentally fought and handled?

AustinD said...

How can we, as students, develop the six senses mentioned in your book?