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The Edit: Communicating with Kindness
The Edit

The Edit: Communicating with Kindness

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

2 minute read

14th Jul 2023

Conversing well, what clutter does for a home and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Beware the rise of the competitive packed lunch. Norway’s national workplace repast, the ‘matpakke’, is a model for us all to follow –  Financial Times
  • To converse well. A good conversation bridges the distances between people and imbues life with pleasure and a sense of discovery – Aeon
  • The Great Resignation is over. Over the past two years, tens of millions of Americans have quit their jobs. Now, that seems to be ending – The New York Times
  • Does clutter make a home? Mess satisfies a deeper emotional need – The Atlantic
  • The simple power of communicating with kindness. It’s easy to let daily civilities go by the wayside, but leaders should double down on kindness – Harvard Business Review
  • Is big business really getting too big? In a few sectors, corporate concentration is a problem. In most, it needn’t be – The Economist 
  • What to do with climate emotions. To insure that the planet remains habitable, there is a right degree of panic, and a way to bear it – New Yorker
  • Judith Green: my life on purpose. We talk to Judith Green, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Communications Officer at Eversheds Sutherland, about her life on purpose – The Beautiful Truth 

“A real conversation always contains an invitation. You are inviting another person to reveal herself or himself to you, to tell you who they are or what they want.”

David Whyte