The Real Reasons Many Millennials Are Still Living at Home

In the 2006 comedy “Failure to Launch,” 35-year-old Tripp enjoys all the advantages of living at home with mom and dad. Zaniness ensues when the parents – eager for independence – hire an expert to nudge Tripp out of the nest. Fast forward and forget the Hollywood...

The Mentoring Moment

In a new blog post for the Harvard Business Review, Eisner Foundation CEO Trent Stamp and I wonder if life can imitate art — and if society can learn to take advantage of the longevity revolution and the innate strengths of multigenerational relationships to...

How to Make the Most of Longer Lives

This past September, I traveled to China for a meeting of the World Economic Forum, the so-called “Summer Davos.” It was a remarkable gathering–a non-stop global ideasfest, involving some 1,500 science, technology and business leaders, along with an...

The Case for a National ‘Legacy Corps’

If Washington lawmakers could pass one policy to benefit older Americans in 2015, it should be a brand-new Legacy Corps, a policy innovation to support and mobilize a million Americans in their 50s, 60s and 70s to dedicate a year of service to improving prospects for...