266: How to Lead a 100-Year Life, with Lynda Gratton
Published October 10, 2016
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    Lynda Gratton: The 100-Year Life
    Lynda Gratton is a Professor of Management Practice at London Business School. She has been ranked in the top 15 on The Thinkers50 list of the world’s top 50 business thinkers. She’s the author with Andrew Scott of the new book, The 100-Year Life: Living and working in an age of longevity*.
    Key Points

    Many more of us, and potentially a majority of our children, will live to be 100 or more
    Organizations (and society) still tend to frame our lives in three stages: education, work, retirement
    Transitions now happen more often for us and are less likely to be in lock-step with our peers
    The problem with transition: the people who know you best don’t want you to change
    Navigating more transitions in life means that we need to have networks with people who are not like us
    Truth is essential in leadership

    Resources Mentioned

    The 100-Year Life: Living and working in an age of longevity by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott*
    www.100yearlife.com
    Mark Thompson’s Blog and Faculty Page
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