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The Edit: Imagining the Future
The Edit

The Edit: Imagining the Future

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
27th May 2022

Why imagination is key to learning, how plant-based proteins have gone mainstream and more in this week’s The Edit.

  • Plant-based proteins are becoming increasingly mainstream. Improvements in taste, functionality and accessibility are seeing a rise in revenue in the vegan food industry – The Economist
  • We should prioritise mental health and wellbeing all year round. Petra Velzeboer, CEO and founder of mental health consultancy PVL,discusses how organisations can proactively support employee mental health – Raconteur
  • Imagination is key to learning. A new approach to learning is needed: one that puts imagination at the foundation of all knowledge – Aeon
  • Is working from anywhere our destiny? Harvard professor Raj Choudhury explores why and how working from anywhere is an inevitable shift to the working world – Eat Sleep Work Repeat Podcast
  • Here’s how to get people to do what you want them to do. Peter Coy explores the world of Bayesian persuasion – The New York Times 
  • Growing kelp might offer a solution to the climate crisis. Start up Running Tide wants to use kelp buoys to fight climate change by absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere – The Atlantic
  • Are organisations making enough effort when it comes to tackling racism in the workplace? Dismantling systemic racism is a huge task, but many feel that companies are not trying hard enough – Financial Times
  • Internal comms have become the linchpin to business success. The pandemic moved internal comms professionals to the front lines of employee motivation, and there’s no going back – The Beautiful Truth  

“You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn’t exist.”

Azar Nafisi