Advice from the Masters: Lynda Gratton

Nov 30, 2016 | Writing A Book

Lynda Gratton is a professor, but don’t let that fool you. The woman can write. She’s written eight books including The Shift: The future of work is already here, Hot Spots, and her latest, The 100-Year Life: Living and working in an age of longevity. She shared her book writing process with Management Today. Here it is.

“When I’m working on a book, I go through a ‘thinking phase’ for a year or so where I’m constantly scribbling notes and collecting little shards of information in a basket, and then the ‘writing phase’ begins. I like to write early in the morning, wearing one of my ‘writing robes’ – beautiful kaftans made in India.”

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