The author of the book The Shift, The Future of Work is Already Here, Lynda Gratton, is a professor of management practice at the London Business School. She has been nominated by The Times and the Financial Times as one of the great business thinkers in the world today. She also takes an active part in a research project aimed at shedding light of the future of work together with 21 global companies and 200 executives. The book takes the reader on a journey to discover how working lives will take form over the next decades. It describes the positive upsides, but also the significant downsides that impact our jobs and careers, and the question is raised of how we will go about crafting our own future working life. The next decades will hold a force that will destroy forever many of the old assumptions of a traditional job and career.