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The Edit: Creative Intention
The Edit

The Edit: Creative Intention

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
19th May 2023

The photographic blur, passion at work and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • An alluring history of the photographic blur. An exhibit at Photo Elysée, in Switzerland, shows how a beginner’s mistake can also be a form of creative intention – New Yorker
  • We all deserve the right to switch off. There is a definite need to address the always-on culture that has emerged since the pandemic, with or without legislation changes – Raconteur
  • Henry Kissinger explains what he thinks makes great leadership. The unofficial adviser and friend to many presidents and prime ministers considers how leaders can make a lasting impact on the world – The Economist
  • How to stop passion leading to burnout. Passion is often heralded as the key to a fulfilling and successful career, but it can also come at a cost: exhaustion and even burnout – Harvard Business Review
  • Is this the end of recycling? Americans are consuming more and more products, but other countries won’t take our papers and plastics – The Atlantic
  • Work and weekend wardrobes: do we need boundaries? Leisure and office clothes are becoming increasingly interchangeable – Financial Times
  • We’re likely to hit the 1.5 degrees global temperature threshold. Climate scientists say what’s likely to happen in the next five years isn’t the same as failing the global goal – Time Magazine
  • How can you put the mission into marketing? Professor Myriam Sidibé, Founder and Chief Mission Officer for Brands on a Mission, discusses how marketing can be used as a force for good in the world – The Beautiful Truth 

“In art, as in life, the best way to remedy mistakes is to take advantage of them.”

Darby Bannard