H. Pink is the author of several provocative,
bestselling books about the changing world
latest is Drive:
The Surprising Truth About What Motivates
Us, which uses 40 years of behavioral
science to overturn the conventional wisdom
about human motivation and offer a more effective
path to high performance. Early reviews say
that “Pink’s analysis–and
new model–of motivation offers tremendous
insight into our deepest nature” (Publishers
Weekly) and call the book “important
reading . . . an integral addition to a growing
body of literature calling for a radical shift
in how businesses operate” (Kirkus).
Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule
the Future charts the rise of right-brain
thinking in modern economies and describes
the six abilities individuals and organizations
must master in an outsourced, automated age.
A Whole New Mind is a long-running New York
Times and BusinessWeek bestseller that has
been translated into 21 languages.
Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career
Guide You’ll Ever Need is the first
American business book in the Japanese comic
format known as manga and the only graphic
novel ever to become a BusinessWeek bestseller.
Illustrated by award-winning artist Rob Ten
Pas, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko has been
translated into 14 languages.
first book, Free
Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself,
was a Washington Post bestseller that Publishers
Weekly says “has become a cornerstone
of employee-management relations.”
articles on business and technology appear
in many publications, including the New York
Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company,
and Wired, where he is a contributing editor.
He has provided analysis of business trends
on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks
in the U.S. and abroad. He also lectures to
corporations, associations, and universities
around the world on economic transformation
and the new workplace.
free agent himself, Dan held his last real
job in the White House, where he served from
1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice
President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide
to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in
other positions in politics and government.
received a BA, with honors, from Northwestern
University, where he was elected to Phi Beta
Kappa, and a JD from Yale Law School. To his
lasting joy, he has never practiced law.
lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and
their three children.