'An engaging, timely exploration of how to bring more wisdom into our work lives' Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals
'This is exactly what we need right now!' Brené Brown
Do you want to reinvent the second half of your career?
Chip Conley ignites a bold, urgent conversation about age and ageism in the workplace, He liberates the term 'elder' from the stigma of 'elderly', and reveals the value of wisdom that can only be accrued through years on the planet. Wisdom at Work will teach you how to be indispensable in the second half of your working life.
'Anyone feeling jaded, jejune or just plain past it at work can read this book in a morning and feel revived' The Financial Times
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 356 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 19 mm
As more people live in good health for longer they are asking themselves what they should do with this new stage of life. In this marvellous book Chip Conley gives them a great answer - rewire don't retire. The Modern Elder is about combining a youthfulness in later life with the maturity and wisdom of experience
This is ultimately a book about how we can develop deeper connections, disrupt how we think about teaching and learning, and make more meaningful contributions in our lives and our careers. With stories, questions, and strategies, Chip shares his heart and wisdom on every page. This is exactly what we need right now!
An engaging, timely exploration of how to bring more wisdom into our work lives. Chip Conley has lived it, and here he teaches you what it takes to find more of it
I love the idea that society needs more Modern Elders who offer generosity without an agenda. Chip Conley's articulation of the growing need of wisdom and emotional intelligence in a world obsessed with speed and digital intelligence is spot-on! Every young company could use some "wisdom insurance"
Wisdom at Work beautifully illustrates the opportunity that each of us has to embark on an encore career. Bravo to Chip Conley for writing this timely and inspiring book. Having begun my third chapter at the age of 60, I can attest that this is the most productive and rewarding time of my life. Applying one's knowledge and passion in the service of missions larger than ourselves is the greatest gift of being a Perennial
In an era in which a brilliant idea or even gut instinct seems to be celebrated as success, Chip Conley's book is a great reminder that wisdom, including analysis, hard work, patience and the like, is still essential
Being smart comes from studying or understanding complex things, yet wisdom is something deeper. We don't become wise simply because we get old; wisdom is something we must actively cultivate in order to accumulate. Every one of us should learn what it takes to gain wisdom, and Chip Conley is wise to give us the guide for our journey
Anyone feeling jaded, jejune or just plain past it at work can read this book in a morning and feel revived
Chip Conley will be your guide in learning how to cultivate a beginner's mind...and be the sage counselor