Chip Conley – Wisdom At Work

Our guest today is Chip Conley, the American hotelier and New York Times bestselling author who helped grow AirBNB into the world’s leading hospitality brand.

In 2008 Chip collapsed while giving a speech – technically dying 9 times on the way to hospital – which led him to drastically reshape his life and sell the business that he founded at 26-years-old.

A few years later he became the Head of Global Hospitality and Strategy at Airbnb, tasked with growing the business to more than one million hosts in 191 countries.

Today Chip promotes the concept of the “Modern Elder”, with his latest book “Wisdom at Work” teaching people how to become indispensable employees in the second half of their working life.

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He spins too many abstract nouns around the simple concept of mentoring. His mode of speech becomes a barrier, frankly. But interesting nonetheless.


Great conversation for those of us that are in this age range. Love the idea of being a Men/tern. Got me thinking of some great ways to be useful yet be a student. Love it!!!