Good design demands a RENAISSANCE attitude , read this to know more

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn’t know it was missing.” —PAOLA ANTONELLI, curator of architecture and design, Museum of Modern Art”

This helps us understand about goals with dangerous side effects

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “Goals that people set for themselves and that are devoted to attaining mastery are usually healthy. But goals imposed by others–sales targets, quarterly returns, standardized test scores, and so on–can sometimes have dangerous side effects.”

Do NOT praise your child for BEING SMART , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “Children who are praised for “being smart” often believe that every encounter is a test of whether they really are. So to avoid looking dumb, they resist new challenges and choose the easiest path. By contrast, kids who understand that effort andContinue reading “Do NOT praise your child for BEING SMART , this is why”

Extrinsic rewards can be extremely harmful , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight of Daniel Pink from his book Drive. “The problem with making an extrinsic reward the only destination that matters is that some people will choose the quickest route there, even if it means taking the low road. Indeed, most of the scandals and misbehavior that have seemed endemic toContinue reading “Extrinsic rewards can be extremely harmful , this is why”

This is why our brain needs to be tuned in line with modern day needs

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink in his book “A Whole New Mind”. “Today, the defining skills of the previous era—the “left brain” capabilities that powered the Information Age—are necessary but no longer sufficient. And the capabilities we once disdained or thought frivolous—the “right-brain” qualities of inventiveness, empathy, joyfulness, and meaning—increasinglyContinue reading “This is why our brain needs to be tuned in line with modern day needs”

Extroversion and effective Selling , this explodes the myth

Adopted from the following great saying of Daniel Pink explodes the myth around extroverts being good sales people.. “We have this idea that extroverts are better salespeople. As a result, extroverts are more likely to enter sales; extroverts are more likely to get promoted in sales jobs. But if you look at the correlation betweenContinue reading “Extroversion and effective Selling , this explodes the myth”

This will help us understand our true PASSION

Adopted from the following great saying of Daniel Pink.. “You know, I’m not a huge fan of the concept of ‘passion’ when it comes to careers. Instead of trying to answer the daunting question of ‘What’s your passion?’ it’s better simply to watch what you do when you’ve got time of your own and nobody’sContinue reading “This will help us understand our true PASSION”

This is why “Right Brain” thinking is so much in demand

Human brain has two hemispheres : Left and Right More than “Left Brain” thinking , “Right Brain” thinking is more in demand in the modern day as highlighted by Daniel Pink in the following quote.. “What’s important now are the characteristics of the brain’s right hemisphere: artistry, empathy, inventiveness, big-picture thinking. These skills have becomeContinue reading “This is why “Right Brain” thinking is so much in demand”

This is what makes EMPATHY a special HUMAN feeling

Adopted from the following great saying of Daniel Pink , shows why EMPATHY is a special HUMAN feeling “Empathy is about standing in someone else’s shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place.”