How To THINK
RIGHT
Geoff McDonald @BookRapper BookRapper.com
The Book
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
DanPink.com
The Book
The Author
Daniel Pink
The BIG Idea
Important
The BIG Idea
Insufficient
Speed RAP
Mighty Metaphor
Your Challenge
Think Right
➊
➋
➌
➍
➎
➏
Book Rapper Says...
Career Check
Themes AND Trends
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
People Power
Reinforcing Themes
High Concept
High Touch
Creators and Empathizers, Right Brain Thinking
Historical Trend
Conceptual Age
Information Age
Industrial Age
Driving Forces AND Impacts
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Can a computer do what I do faster?
Driving Forces
Asia
Automation
Abundance
Not just Accumulation
Six Senses
Story
Symphony
Empathy
Play
Meaning
Design
Are You Right?
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Check your preferences in our Test
Are you RIGHT?
It’s not either/or, it’s both
Left AND Right
LEFT
Logical
Sequential
Words
Details
Analysis
Categories
RIGHT
Inventive
Sim...
Metaphors can be useful even when not literally accurate
Mighty Metaphor
Function AND Design
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Four Levels of Design
PRETTY
ORNAMENTAL
DIFFERENTIATE
OR DIE
CREATE NEW
MARKETS
CHANGE THE
WORLD
Impact
Idea
Take action to expand your design universe
Be a Designer
Argument AND Story
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Stories move us in some way
MEMORABLE
FUTURE
ARRANGE
AMUSE
INTERPRET
UNIQUE
CONTEXTUAL
EMOTIONAL
STORIESFACTS
EASY
Listen to, write and tell stories
Create Stories
Focus AND Symphony
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Borrow and learn from other areas
Symphony
Bring Together
Groups of
Things
Inventor
Conductor Boundary
Crosser
Metaphor
Ma...
Learn to connect and build relationships
Symphonize
Logic AND Empathy
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Logic AND Empathy
Understanding
Exactness
Attention to Detail
Content
Detached View
Empathy
Inexactness
Attention to Big Picture
Context
No Expectations
Logic AND Empathy
Comparison
Inexactness
Attention to Big Picture
Context
No Expectations
Exactness
Attention to Detail
Content
Detached Vie...
Get in touch!
Understand, forge relationships, care
Image : ariacharts.com.au
Seriousness AND Play
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
A sense of humour can indicate an effective manager
Humour
When was the last time you played...
Play Games
Are you allowed to have fun at work? And, do you?
Have Fun
You don’t have to be happy to be joyful
Be Joyful
Laugh, play games, have fun, be joyful
Go out and...
...TODAY!!!
Accumulation AND Meaning
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
Work that satisfies
Meaning
Materialism
Spirituality
Calling
Be grateful, read meaning, define your legacy
Create Meaning
More...
GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
DanPink.com
Buy the Book!
DanPink.com
Buy Dan’s Other Books
Expand your whole new mind!
What are you learning?
Recording available for members at : BookRapper.com
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In this Book Rapper issue we rework Daniel Pink's best selling book A Whole New Mind and explore the need to update your career skills to remain relevant in the Conceptual Age.

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  1. 1. How To THINK RIGHT
  2. 2. Geoff McDonald @BookRapper BookRapper.com
  3. 3. The Book GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  4. 4. DanPink.com The Book
  5. 5. The Author Daniel Pink
  6. 6. The BIG Idea Important
  7. 7. The BIG Idea Insufficient
  8. 8. Speed RAP Mighty Metaphor
  9. 9. Your Challenge Think Right ➊ ➋ ➌ ➍ ➎ ➏
  10. 10. Book Rapper Says... Career Check
  11. 11. Themes AND Trends GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  12. 12. People Power Reinforcing Themes High Concept High Touch
  13. 13. Creators and Empathizers, Right Brain Thinking Historical Trend Conceptual Age Information Age Industrial Age
  14. 14. Driving Forces AND Impacts GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  15. 15. Can a computer do what I do faster? Driving Forces Asia Automation Abundance
  16. 16. Not just Accumulation Six Senses Story Symphony Empathy Play Meaning Design
  17. 17. Are You Right? GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  18. 18. Check your preferences in our Test Are you RIGHT?
  19. 19. It’s not either/or, it’s both Left AND Right LEFT Logical Sequential Words Details Analysis Categories RIGHT Inventive Simultaneous Images Big Picture Gestalt Relationships
  20. 20. Metaphors can be useful even when not literally accurate Mighty Metaphor
  21. 21. Function AND Design GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  22. 22. Four Levels of Design PRETTY ORNAMENTAL DIFFERENTIATE OR DIE CREATE NEW MARKETS CHANGE THE WORLD Impact Idea
  23. 23. Take action to expand your design universe Be a Designer
  24. 24. Argument AND Story GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  25. 25. Stories move us in some way MEMORABLE FUTURE ARRANGE AMUSE INTERPRET UNIQUE CONTEXTUAL EMOTIONAL STORIESFACTS EASY
  26. 26. Listen to, write and tell stories Create Stories
  27. 27. Focus AND Symphony GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  28. 28. Borrow and learn from other areas Symphony Bring Together Groups of Things Inventor Conductor Boundary Crosser Metaphor Maker Bring Together Individual Things Combine as One Borrow and Blend
  29. 29. Learn to connect and build relationships Symphonize
  30. 30. Logic AND Empathy GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  31. 31. Logic AND Empathy Understanding Exactness Attention to Detail Content Detached View
  32. 32. Empathy Inexactness Attention to Big Picture Context No Expectations Logic AND Empathy
  33. 33. Comparison Inexactness Attention to Big Picture Context No Expectations Exactness Attention to Detail Content Detached View Understanding Empathy Logic AND Empathy
  34. 34. Get in touch! Understand, forge relationships, care Image : ariacharts.com.au
  35. 35. Seriousness AND Play GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  36. 36. A sense of humour can indicate an effective manager Humour
  37. 37. When was the last time you played... Play Games
  38. 38. Are you allowed to have fun at work? And, do you? Have Fun
  39. 39. You don’t have to be happy to be joyful Be Joyful
  40. 40. Laugh, play games, have fun, be joyful Go out and... ...TODAY!!!
  41. 41. Accumulation AND Meaning GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  42. 42. Work that satisfies Meaning Materialism Spirituality Calling
  43. 43. Be grateful, read meaning, define your legacy Create Meaning
  44. 44. More... GeoffMcDonald.com/blog
  45. 45. DanPink.com Buy the Book!
  46. 46. DanPink.com Buy Dan’s Other Books
  47. 47. Expand your whole new mind! What are you learning?
  48. 48. Recording available for members at : BookRapper.com A Presentation

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