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The Edit: Imagining Change
The Edit

The Edit: Imagining Change

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
1st Jul 2022

How a table changed a culture, why imagination is a superpower and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Mars Inc demonstrates how to get the purpose vs. profit balance right. The family-owned business started in the 1930s leads by example when it comes to purposeful business – The Economist
  • How a table changed a culture. A conversation with Martin Houghton-Brown from St John’s Ambulance about connection and identity – Eat Sleep Work Repeat
  • While technology can bring progress, it can also enable new forms of destruction. How can we mitigate the damage technology can bring while reaping its benefits? – The New York Times
  • Humans were made in the forest. We have thought of humans for a century or more as creatures of the savannah, shaped in every way by grassland life, but perspectives are changing – Aeon
  • Can consumers be convinced to wash their clothes less often? Scientists are getting closer to developing odour-controlled fabrics that would help reduce the environmental impact of laundry – Raconteur 
  • How to be happy, according to science. Happiness is found in the journey – Fast Company
  • China taps markets for $10 billion in order to solidify their clean tech supremacy. China dominates electric vehicle supply chain while the West races to develop rare earths production – Financial Times 
  • What sort of world would you like to live in? Compiling crowdsourced voice notes from citizens of every continent, Imagine for 1 Minute emphasises the transformative potential of a superpower we all hold: imagination – watch on The Beautiful Truth 

“Never give up trying to build the world you can see, even if others can’t see it.”

Simon Sinek