Daniel Pink on the Science of Perfect Timing

Daniel Pink wrote When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing because he wanted to use the science of timing to help people work smarter and live better. And we love his concepts at Field Service News. 

Course Description:


In this course, you’ll uncover the secret role that timing plays in our work and daily lives.


First, you’ll explore evidence-based tips for effectively organizing tasks, scheduling the perfect nap, and exercising during the best part of the day to reach your fitness goals. Next, you’ll learn how to use beginnings, midpoints, and endings to maximize momentum on work projects or personal pursuits.


Finally, you’ll gain best practices for synchronizing with groups and improving collaboration.  


In this course Daniel covers: 


  • Daily Performance
  • The Perfect Nap
  • When to Exercise
  • Beginnings
  • Midpoints
  • Endings
  • Group Timing

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Your Course Author: Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink was host and co-executive producer of “Crowd Control,” a television series about human behavior on the National Geographic Channel that aired in more than 100 countries. He hosts a popular MasterClass on sales and persuasion. He has appeared frequently on NPR, PBS, ABC, CNN, and other TV and radio networks in the US and abroad.  


He has been a contributing editor at Fast Company and Wired as well as a business columnist for The Sunday Telegraph. His articles and essays have also appeared in The New York TimesHarvard Business ReviewThe AtlanticSlate, and other publications. He was also a Japan Society Media fellow in Tokyo, where he studied the country’s massive comic industry.


Before venturing out on his own 20 years ago, Dan worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore.


He received a BA from Northwestern University, where he was a Truman Scholar and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a JD from Yale Law School. He has also received honorary doctorates from Georgetown University, the Pratt Institute, the Ringling College of Art and Design, the University of Indianapolis, and Westfield State University.


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