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The Edit: Embracing Stillness
The Edit

The Edit: Embracing Stillness

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

Corporate rituals, the last word on the universe and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Who will have the last word on the universe? Modern science suggests that we and all our achievements and memories are destined to vanish like a dream – The New York Times
  • The CEO Index. Raconteur has analysed the key information on each of the FTSE 100’s CEOs to explore their profiles, pay and paths to the top – Raconteur
  • Embrace the awkward silence. Conversational lulls may be harder to avoid than ever, so we might as well get used to them – The Atlantic
  • A short guide to corporate rituals. From the public to the private, ceremonies pervade business life – The Economist
  • A new paganism. Now is the time to revitalise our relationship with nature and immerse ourselves in the little wonders of the universe – Aeon
  • Why altruistic perfectionism is self-defeating. Psychotherapist Tim LeBon discusses why perfectionism is not the same as the pursuit of excellence – 80,000 Hours Podcast
  • Cities are back. Here’s how to make them work better. London and Paris have never been bigger. But there are endless ways to optimise urban space – Financial Times
  • Knowing when to quit. Decision strategist and former professional poker player Annie Duke talks about knowing when to cut your losses – The Beautiful Truth 

“Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.”

David Foster Wallace