The 100 year-old leader

In the “The 100-year Life – Living and Working in an Age of Longevity”, Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott examine the implications of the increasing likelihood that many more of us will live to 100 years old. Against that background of increasing life expectancy, they overlay the collapse of the traditional three stages of life, namely education; work; and retirement. It was while reading this book that I connected some of the recent conversations I’ve been having with CEOs with the prospect of them never actually ‘retiring’.

So I asked myself – what might a leader be doing at 100 years old?

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