What are we far more likely to regret over the course of our lives? How can we face and evaluate our regrets, and use them to transform ourselves into better workers, problem-solvers and decision-makers? What motivations drive people’s behaviors and how can we learn to perceive them with more accuracy?
Daniel Pink is an award-winning author and has written 5 New York Times bestselling books on business, work, creativity, and behavior, including Drive, When, To Sell is Human, A Whole New Mind, and his most recent, The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward. He was the host and co-executive producer of “Crowd Control,” a television series about human behavior on National Geographic that aired in more than 100 countries. Before venturing out on his own 20 years ago, Daniel worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving as chief speechwriter to former US Vice President Al Gore.
In this episode, Daniel reveals:
How to face and evaluate our regrets, and use them to transform ourselves into better workers, problem-solvers and decision-makers
What we are far more likely to regret over the course of our lives
A powerful method for perceiving human behavior more accurately