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The Edit: Inspiring a Sense of Wonder
The Edit

The Edit: Inspiring a Sense of Wonder

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
20th May 2022

Why countries and corporations need to work together, how cultivating a sense of wonder at the natural world creates a better future and more in this week’s #TheEdit. 

  • Countries and corporations need to collaborate on the most pressing challenges we face. Leading political scientist Ian Bremmer discusses exactly how businesses and governments can unite to tackle the world’s most pressing problems – HBR IdeaCast 
  • A new lego set turns Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ into 3D art. With 2,316 pieces of lego, Van Gogh’s famous painting is brought to life – Fast Company 
  • What does it take to see the world in a completely new light? Marine biologist Rachel Carson saw great value in cultivating a sense of wonder at the natural world within the general public – The Atlantic 
  • Microsoft releases adaptive computer accessories for people with disabilities. The collection of accessories was developed in partnership with people with disabilities to make computers more accessible – dezeen 
  • Companies can add value to their organisation by expanding diversity among suppliers. By including high-growth sectors and promoting diversity across the business ecosystem, organisations can unlock more value – McKinsey 
  • Is there a moral argument against crypto? The environmental, financial and psychological damage of mining digital currencies must be taken into account – Financial Times
  • Better defined parameters make brainstorming sessions less painful for everyone. Brainstorming often has the best intentions but fails to deliver – but there’s a way to make it better – The Economist 
  • Jarvis Smith discusses the role purpose plays in his life. The co-founder of My Green Pod and founder of the People Environment Achievement Awards talks to us about his life on purpose – The Beautiful Truth 

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for the destruction of our race.”

Rachel Carson