Pink Keynote Speaker at 2013 HR Service Delivery Forum

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Towers Watson Announces Best-Selling Author Daniel Pink as Keynote Speaker at 2013 HR Service Delivery Forum

NEW YORK, January 9, 2013 — Global professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW) announced today that best-selling author Daniel Pink will deliver the keynote address at its 16th annual HR Service Delivery Forum to be held April 21 – 23, 2013, at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa in San Diego.

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Early-bird registration is open through 15-Mar-2013.

The Changing World of Work

Pink, author of four provocative books about the changing world of work, including the long-running New York Times best seller, A Whole New Mind, and the number one New York Times best seller, Drive, will be discussing his just-published book, [easyazon-link asin=”1594487154″ locale=”us”]To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others[/easyazon-link].

Pink will review some of the fascinating new findings of his latest research, and how they can apply to the HR function itself and the professionals who work in it.

Overview of the Forum

The Towers Watson HR Service Delivery Forum annually attracts more than 350 senior HR executives and professionals with HR service delivery, technology or operations responsibilities.

The 3-day event offers more than 50 sessions covering a broad range of topics related to the HR function, HR technology and HR service delivery.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear expert perspectives on what the future holds for HR service delivery and technology, and also to test-drive the latest HR technologies.


“We are honored to have Dan deliver the keynote address at our forum,” said Tom Keebler, global leader of Towers Watson’s HR Service Delivery and Technology practices.

“Dan is a world-class speaker whose insight into the workplace and the relationship between organizations and their employees has inspired business leaders around the globe.

“We look forward to his presentation and know that our participants will benefit greatly from his ideas and experiences.”


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Book Description

Release date: December 31, 2012

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.

All 4 of Daniel Pink’s Books

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About Towers Watson

Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW) is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. The company offers solutions in the areas of benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. Towers Watson has 14,000 associates around the world and is located on the web at towerswatson.com.

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