Wisdom at Work
Chip Conley

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Narrated By: Chip Conley

Duration: 8 hours and 54 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Wisdom at Work, written and read by Chip Conley.

'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


Working patterns and practices, Sociology: work and labour, Retirement, Business ethics and social responsibility

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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

Founder & CEO, the Sherry Lansing Foundation, Former Chairman & CEO, Paramount Pictures

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

optimist and bestselling author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last

Anyone feeling jaded, jejune or just plain past it at work can read this book in a morning and feel revived