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The Edit: Giving Life Meaning
The Edit

The Edit: Giving Life Meaning

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
2nd Jun 2023

Why we should work less, the richness of inconvenience and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The moral case for working less. We shouldn’t work less simply because it allows us to be better workers. We should work less because it allows us to be better humans – The Atlantic
  • AI is not killing creativity; it’s enhancing it. The technology may offer a wealth of new ways to improve imagination and creative thinking – Raconteur
  • We should stop worshipping at the altar of convenience. It is precisely the inconvenient stuff that gives life meaning and richness – Financial Times
  • How to beat desk rage. The office equivalent of misophonia – The Economist
  • The sonnet machine. A sonnet contains an emotional drama of illusion and deception, crisis and resolution, crafted to make us think and feel – Aeon
  • Why conflicting ideas can make your strategy stronger. Leaders need to foster a culture in which people can disagree without being punished for it – Harvard Business Review
  • California’s snow is melting, and it’s a beautiful thing. After several brutal years of fighting drought, California finally got the water that it has so sorely needed – The New York Times
  • Sticking around: the importance of investing in employee mental health. The job market is experiencing an influx of job-seekers at the moment, putting the responsibility on employers to attract employees – The Beautiful Truth 

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”

Friedrich Nietzsche