Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder

Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder

by Chip Conley


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ISBN-13: 9780525572909
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 64,935
Product dimensions: 5.71(w) x 8.57(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Bestselling author and hospitality entrepreneur Chip Conley is Strategic Advisor at Airbnb. At age 26, he founded Joie de Vivre Hospitality and turned it into the second largest boutique hotel brand in the world. After selling his company in 2010, he joined Airbnb, and as head of Global Hospitality and Strategy, helped turn it into the world's largest hospitality brand. Conley has received hospitality's highest honor, the Pioneer Award. He serves on the boards of the Burning Man Project and the Esalen Institute and is the author of Peak and the New York Times bestseller Emotional Equations. He holds a BA and MBA from Stanford University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

1 Your Vintage Is Growing in Value 1

2 Am I a "Mentern"? 24

3 Raw, Cooked, Burned, Repeat 42

4 Lesson 1: Evolve 63

5 Lesson 2: Learn 85

6 Lesson 3: Collaborate 110

7 Lesson 4: Counsel 132

8 Rewire, Don't Retire 152

9 The Experience Dividend: Embracing Modern Elders in Organizations 188

10 The Age of the Sage 212

Appendix 229

Acknowledgments 243

Index 249

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