Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott’s new book, ‘The New Long Life: A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World’ launches on Thursday 28 May.
Smart new technologies. Longer, healthier lives. Human progress has risen to great heights, but at the same time it has prompted anxiety about where we’re heading. Are our jobs under threat? If we live to 100, will we ever really stop working? And how will this change the way we love, manage and learn from others?
One thing is clear: advances in technology and longevity have not been matched by supporting innovations to our social structures. In our era of unprecedented change, we haven’t yet discovered new ways of living and working and that’s creating a growing tension between our traditional patterns of behaviour and the world in which we live.