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The Edit: Cultivating Awe
The Edit

The Edit: Cultivating Awe

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
12th May 2023

Disagreements, clearing clutter and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Why you need to cultivate awe in your life. Research shows that people recently exposed to awe are kinder, more environmentally friendly and better connected to others – The Guardian
  • Don’t show off, don’t lecture: how to negotiate with someone more powerful. Whether on the world stage or at home, it’s complicated. Here are a few case-studies of how to do it, and how not to – Financial Times
  • BlackBerry: a new kind of business biopic. Even more enthralling than the story of a successful company is the story of one that crashed and burned – The Atlantic
  • How to disagree productively. Disagreements don’t have to be destructive; they can be opportunities to come up with better idea – Harvard Business Review
  • A security camera for the planet. A new satellite aims to pinpoint emissions of methane: the “sleeping giant” of the climate crisis – New Yorker
  • How to assess your organisation’s digital maturity, honestly. When it comes to measuring how a digital transformation is progressing, many organisations struggle to rate it realistically – Raconteur
  • Why clearing the clutter can feel impossible. Low-lift tips for keeping a tidy-enough home and mind – The New York Times
  • How businesses are reimagining profit and value. We spoke to Colin Mayer, the first professor at the Oxford Saïd Business School, about how business schools are introducing more purpose into what they teach – The Beautiful Truth 

“We must abandon arrogance and stand in awe.”

Wendell Berry