Bonus Episode: Our Roles in Modern Business, with Chip Conley

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: May 27, 2021

90th Percentile Chip Conley Modern Business


Chip Conley, author of Emotional Equations and former Head of Global Hospitality & Strategy at Airbnb, joins Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman in this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcast series to discuss the role of an elder in offering advice and direction to a younger generation. He draws from personal experiences as an advisor to the CEO of Airbnb, and the lessons he learned along the way.

Download the eBook of the full interview with Chip Conley, here.

Guest Bio:

A bestselling author, hospitality entrepreneur, disruptive business rebel, and social-change agent, Chip Conley is a leader at the forefront of the sharing economy. At age 26, he founded Joie de Vivre Hospitality, which he ran for 24 years and built it into the second largest boutique hotel brand in the world. In 2013, he accepted an invitation from the founders of Airbnb to help transform a promising home-sharing start-up into the world’s largest hospitality brand.


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Additional Resources:

The Role of an Elder in Modern Business–  Explore the eBook with leadership insights from Chip Conley.

Zenger Folkman’s Leadership eBooks– Enjoy our complimentary eBooks filled with groundbreaking research, compelling interviews, and practical solutions to everyday leadership issues.