You can find below books written by Lynda, including free chapters.

The New Long Life

The New Long Life: A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World – Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott Essential links for The New Long Life: Purchase The New Long Life on Amazon The New Long Life website In The New Long Life – A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World, published on 28 May 2020 by Bloomsbury Publishing, […]

The 100-Year Life

The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity. Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott Essential links for The 100-Year Life: Purchase The 100-Year Life on Purchase The 100-Year Life on Download an extract fro The 100-Year Life (from   In The 100-Year Life – Living and Working in an Age of Longevity, published on 2 June 2016 […]

The Key

The Key – How Corporations Succeed by Solving the World’s Toughest Problems. Lynda Gratton Essential links for The Key: Purchase The Key on Purchase The Key on Download The Shift Workbook (from the Hot Spots Movement website)   Climate change. Income inequality. World poverty. Who can solve these global problems? Corporations. Never before have […]

The Shift

Work is a defining, all-consuming part of our lives. Now, more than ever, the speed at which the nature of work is changing is having an extraordinary impact on working lives everywhere. Essential links for The Shift: Download the App from iTunes Purchase The Shift on Amazon Watch Lynda’s video about The Shift Download The […]


Glow: How you can radiate energy, innovation and success. Lynda Gratton You know them at first sight: teammates or colleagues, direct reports or bosses who radiate enthusiasm, positive energy, and inspiration. Even in difficult circumstances they glow with an attitude that inspires others, fosters a great working experience for everyone, and creates empowering relationships. And […]

Hot Spots

Hot Spots: Why Some Teams, Workplaces, and Organisations Buzz with Energy – and Others Don’t. Lynda Gratton You always know when you are in a Hot Spot. You feel energised and vibrantly alive. Your brain is buzzing with ideas, and the people around you share your joy and excitement. The energy is palpable, bright, shining. […]

The Exceptional Manager

The Exceptional Manager: Making the Difference. Rick Delbridge, Lynda Gratton, Gerry Johnson Most businesses face the choice of either competing on the ‘low road’ of cost, or the ‘high road’ of innovation and value. Much the same goes for national economies and the UK is no exception. But how do businesses – and the people […]

The Democratic Enterprise

Liberating your Business with Freedom, Flexibility and Commitment. Lynda Gratton The Democratic Enterprise delivers the blueprint for a business built on choice and commitment. A business made fast through freedom and purposeful through meaning. This is a business people would choose to work for. How can we change the way we manage and organise people […]

Living Strategy

“If ‘people are our greatest assets’, it’s time to make strategies that people can live in. Living Strategy is the book that puts human back into human capital.” Lynda Gratton “People are our most important asset.” “We are a knowledge-based company.” “All we have is our people.” These are statements that we hear ever more […]

Strategic Human Resource Management

Life is tough in organisations, both for managers and the managed. Lynda Gratton, Veronica Hope Hailey, Philip Stiles, Catherine Truss. Negotiating the rapids of restructuring, downsizing, and refocusing the core business brings with it huge upheavals in job security, the smashing of traditional career structures, and a constant imperative for employees to update their skills […]