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To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others by [Pink, Daniel H.]
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"A fresh look at the art and science of sales using a mix of social science, survey research and stories."
--Dan Schawbel, "Forbes.com"

"Artfully blend(s) anecdotes, insights, and studies from the social sciences into a frothy blend of utility and entertainment."
--"Bloomberg "

"Excellent...radical, surprising, and undeniably true."
--"Harvard Business Review" Blog

"Pink has penned a modern day "How to Win Friends and Influence People"... "To Sell Is Human" is chock full of stories, social science, and surprises...All leaders--at least those who want to 'move' people--should own this book."
--"Training and Development "magazine

"Vastly entertaining and informative."
--Phil Johnson, "Forbes.com"

"Pink one of our smartest thinkers about the interaction of work, psychology and society."
--"Worth"

"A roadmap to help the rest of us guide our own pitches."
--"Chicago"" Tribune"

"Like discovering your favorite professor in a box...packed with information, reasons to care about his message, how and why to execute his suggestions, and it's all accentuated with meaningful examples... this book deserves a good, long look."
--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)

"An engaging blend of interviews, research and observations by [this] incisive author"
"--"The Globe and Mail"

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"Full of "aha!" moments . . . timely, original, throughly engaging, deeply humane."
"strategy + business"
A fresh look at the art and science of sales using a mix of social science, survey research and stories.
Dan Schawbel, "Forbes.com"
"Artfully blend(s) anecdotes, insights, and studies from the social sciences into a frothy blend of utility and entertainment."
"Bloomberg"
"Excellent radical, surprising, and undeniably true."
"Harvard Business Review" Blog
Pink has penned a modern day "How to Win Friends and Influence People.".. "To Sell Is Human" is chock full of stories, social science, and surprises All leaders at least those who want to move people should own this book.
"Training and Development "magazine
"Vastly entertaining and informative."
Phil Johnson, "Forbes.com"
"Pink one of our smartest thinkers about the interaction of work, psychology and society."
"Worth"
"A roadmap to help the rest of us guide our own pitches."
"Chicago Tribune"
Like discovering your favorite professor in a box packed with information, reasons to care about his message, how and why to execute his suggestions, and it's all accentuated with meaningful examples this book deserves a good, long look.
"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)
"An engaging blend of interviews, research and observations by [this] incisive author"
" "The Globe and Mail"
""

-Full of aha! moments . . . timely, original, throughly engaging, deeply humane.-
--strategy + business
-A fresh look at the art and science of sales using a mix of social science, survey research and stories.-
--Dan Schawbel, Forbes.com
-Artfully blend(s) anecdotes, insights, and studies from the social sciences into a frothy blend of utility and entertainment.-
--Bloomberg
-Excellent...radical, surprising, and undeniably true.-
--Harvard Business Review Blog
-Pink has penned a modern day How to Win Friends and Influence People... To Sell Is Human is chock full of stories, social science, and surprises...All leaders--at least those who want to 'move' people--should own this book.-
--Training and Development magazine
-Vastly entertaining and informative.-
--Phil Johnson, Forbes.com
-Pink one of our smartest thinkers about the interaction of work, psychology and society.-
--Worth
-A roadmap to help the rest of us guide our own pitches.-
--Chicago Tribune
-Like discovering your favorite professor in a box...packed with information, reasons to care about his message, how and why to execute his suggestions, and it's all accentuated with meaningful examples... this book deserves a good, long look.-
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
-An engaging blend of interviews, research and observations by [this] incisive author-
--The Globe and Mail


"Full of aha! moments . . . timely, original, throughly engaging, deeply humane."
--strategy + business

"A fresh look at the art and science of sales using a mix of social science, survey research and stories."
--Dan Schawbel, Forbes.com

"Artfully blend(s) anecdotes, insights, and studies from the social sciences into a frothy blend of utility and entertainment."
--Bloomberg

"Excellent...radical, surprising, and undeniably true."
--Harvard Business Review Blog

"Pink has penned a modern day How to Win Friends and Influence People... To Sell Is Human is chock full of stories, social science, and surprises...All leaders--at least those who want to 'move' people--should own this book."
--Training and Development magazine

"Vastly entertaining and informative."
--Phil Johnson, Forbes.com

"Pink is one of our smartest thinkers about the interaction of work, psychology and society."
--Worth

"A roadmap to help the rest of us guide our own pitches."
--Chicago Tribune

"Like discovering your favorite professor in a box...packed with information, reasons to care about his message, how and why to execute his suggestions, and it's all accentuated with meaningful examples... this book deserves a good, long look."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"An engaging blend of interviews, research and observations by [this] incisive author"
--The Globe and Mail

Product Description

Look out for Daniel Pink’s new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

#1 New York Times Business Bestseller

#1 Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller
#1 Washington Post bestseller

From the bestselling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind comes a surprising--and surprisingly useful--new book that explores the power of selling in our lives.


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one in nine Americans works in sales. Every day more than fifteen million people earn their keep by persuading someone else to make a purchase.

But dig deeper and a startling truth emerges:

Yes, one in nine Americans works in sales. But so do the other eight.

Whether we’re employees pitching colleagues on a new idea, entrepreneurs enticing funders to invest, or parents and teachers cajoling children to study, we spend our days trying to move others. Like it or not, we’re all in sales now.

To Sell Is Human offers a fresh look at the art and science of selling. As he did in Drive and A Whole New Mind, Daniel H. Pink draws on a rich trove of social science for his counterintuitive insights. He reveals the new ABCs of moving others (it's no longer "Always Be Closing"), explains why extraverts don't make the best salespeople, and shows how giving people an "off-ramp" for their actions can matter more than actually changing their minds.

Along the way, Pink describes the six successors to the elevator pitch, the three rules for understanding another's perspective, the five frames that can make your message clearer and more persuasive, and much more. The result is a perceptive and practical book--one that will change how you see the world and transform what you do at work, at school, and at home.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3453 KB
  • Print Length: 273 pages
  • Publisher: Riverhead Books (31 December 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0087GJ8KM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
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