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The Edit: Being Human
The Edit

The Edit: Being Human

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

2 minute read

20th Oct 2023

Filtering out the noise, trusting your intuition and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The essential skills for being human. The moral act of truly seeing someone – The New York Times
  • When the world is full of noise. Chanel Miller illustrates a moment full of calm and birdsong – New Yorker
  • How big is the role of luck in career success? Lucky beyond all recognition – The Economist
  • When you’ve lost your intuition. Five strategies for getting back in touch with your gut instinct – Harvard Business Review
  • What is the British countryside really for? The UK needs to change the way its countryside is used to meet its net zero targets – Financial Times
  • Should CEOs be on social media? A proactive online presence can help leaders achieve deeper and more authentic relationships with customers and employees alike – Raconteur
  • Planting is a gift to the future, but is it enough? From the Sycamore Gap to Wrexham’s sweet chestnut, Britain is increasingly vocal about its love of our historic trees – The Guardian
  • What happens when we reconnect with nature. Research is discovering all the different ways that nature benefits our wellbeing, health and relationships – The Beautiful Truth 

“Attention is a moral act: It creates, brings aspects of things into being.”

Iain McGilchrist