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In Daniel Pink's new book, find out how regret, our most misunderstood emotion, can be the pathway to our best life.
“I love that Daniel Pink is taking on one of the best (and toughest) teachers in my life - regret. I’ve always known that regret deepened my connection to myself and to others, but now, thanks to Dan’s research and storytelling, I understand why. The idea of 'no regrets' doesn’t mean living with courage. It means living without reflection. The world needs this book and more reflection. Now.”
#1 New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead
"His well-known, user-friendly style, chock-full of moving stories, will have you looking at regret as something that doesn’t just make us human, but also makes us better."
"If you have long assumed that 'no regrets’ is the way to live life, then this book is for you. The incomparably candid, clear, and concise Daniel Pink summarizes the latest science on looking backward on what could have been and shows how it can vault you forward to a happier, more productive, and principled life."
University of Pennsylvania professor | MacArthur fellow | Bestselling author of Grit
“The Power of Regret dives deep into the research behind the 'most misunderstood' emotion and brings it to life through accessible human storytelling.”
“[Pink] is a master at zeroing in on exactly what we need right now.”
"As he so often does, Daniel Pink transformed my understanding of a subject and convinced me of the power of regret. Through his remarkable research, I learned not only what people regret, but also how to optimize those regrets. Every time I read a Daniel Pink book, I walk away a better and more informed person.”
Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN | Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic
“This pragmatic guide to harnessing the power of the past . . . assembles an impressive array of research and includes some moving stories of people dealing with mistakes . . . Readers looking to shake their shame should start here.”
"Throughout more than a dozen illuminating chapters, Pink cites examples from decades of research . . . and offers practical guidance on how readers can thrive beyond their mistakes, molding them into learning opportunities. . . . An insightful and rewarding glimpse into the emotional pathways of human contrition."
“Daniel Pink has carved out a reputation as a best-selling translator of academic research into human-speak. . . . Pink digs up plenty of insights that could be applied to individuals’ work and careers.”
“Prolific author Pink seamlessly blends neuroscience, psychology and more for a new look at what he sees as a misunderstood emotion—regret. Pink draws on the largest survey ever done about Americans' attitudes toward regret to reshape the way we think about it, creating his own three-step process for using regret to one's advantage in this inspiring guide."
“A book … worth reading twice.”
“You won’t regret picking up this book.”