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Best-Selling Author Dan Pink comes to D.C.
H. Pink is one of the best-selling nonfiction authors of the last
decade. His books on work, business and behavior have been translated
into 35 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.
us in Washington D.C. as Dan will let us in on the Scientific Secrets
of Perfect Timing. Drawing on a rich trove of research from dozens of
fields, Dan will show:
the hidden pattern of the day affects our analytic and creative
capabilities – and how simple work rearrangements can improve our
- Why breaks are more important than we
realize and what the emerging science reveals about the kinds of breaks
that are most restorative for the modern workplace,
- Why reaching the midpoint of a project
sometimes drags us down and other times fires us up – and how to tell
- The four ways that endings shape our
behavior and how to use endings to spark motivation, improve customer
experiences, and deepen a sense of meaning and purpose in the workplace,How groups synchronize in time – and
how leaders can use the three rules of “synching fast and slow” to
turbocharge team performance.
- Deeply researched, packed with
takeaways, and tailored to each audience, Pink’s presentation will leave
you looking at your work, your organization, maybe even your life in
fresh and invigorating ways.
Thriving in a transforming industry
business environment has never been more demanding. Not only must we
respond to rapidly shifting and unprecedented technological, regulatory
and competitive pressures, but we must also continue to lead and inspire
our people and clients. Our AGN World Congress will present a
stimulating series of presentations and workshops not only to help us
meet these challenges, but inform and inspire us to take the
opportunities and thrive.
Subject to final confirmation, we are
also expecting great keynote content from:
- Mark Koziel, AICPA Executive Vice President, Firm Services, will talk about Global Features and Trends in the profession
- Carl George, Carl George Advisory CEO and Expert Advisor to Professional Service Firms
- Brad Self, Clark Schaefer Hackett, Chief Talent Officer
We will also have a full program of technical and business development content, including sessions from The Rainmaker Group, Wendy Nemitz and Chris White, as well as our International Committees.
And, as ever, a full social program
means there will be ample time to renew old friendship and to make new
ones, because great relationships and a little fun are the life-blood of
what we do.
Enjoy Washington DC
easy to ride the Metro or hop on a bike and explore all that DC has to
offer. Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, paddle on the Potomac
River or sit back on a double-decker tour bus and soak up some history.
Local shops, funky marketplaces and people-watching hot spots beckon by
midday, as nighttime gives way to multi-course dinners and drinks from
local breweries. However you spend your time here, make it count.