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The Edit: A Poem for You
The Edit

The Edit: A Poem for You

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
3rd May 2024

Understanding time, battling for attention and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • A poem about you, for you. A newspaper’s critic-at-large shares one of his favourite love poems for National Poetry Month – The New York Times
  • We still don’t fully understand time. We can measure time but there are all kinds of time that we still can’t really fathom – TIME Magazine
  • Is remote work good for women? Being in the office affects time devoted to giving and getting help – Financial Times
  • Waiting for the weekend. What we choose to do looks increasingly like work, and idleness has acquired a bad name. Herein, a history of leisure – The Atlantic
  • The battle for attention. Holding on to what matters in a distracted age – New Yorker
  • A career without a purpose. Shift your focus from “purpose” to “meaning” – Harvard Business Review
  • Can professional services firms transform into purpose-led organisations? Charles Wookey speaks to Vincent Clancy, CEO of Turner & Townsend – The Beautiful Truth 

“In the warm New York 4 o’clock light we are drifting back and forth / between each other like a tree breathing through its spectacles…”

Frank O’Hara