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The Edit: Is Normal Nearly Back?
The Edit

The Edit: Is Normal Nearly Back?

Should ever-growing cities be embraced, why the home could be the future of travel and more in this week’s #TheEdit.
19th Nov 2021

Have you heard? Normality is in again. 

Or at least many are trying to coax it back. Whether it’s really returned is still unclear. But what is clear is that businesses have processed the challenges of the last few years and – in the majority of cases – rolled with the punches. 

Now that the dust has settled around Covid, is returning to normal possible, likely or even a good thing? 

This is our edit of the global conversation on purpose. 

  • What we can learn from companies who are working from home – The Financial Times
  • What’s next for the stocks that enjoyed popularity in the stay-at-home era? – The New York Times  
  • How MacKenzie Scott is transforming the art of giving – The Economist 
  • The Great Resignation: how can recruiters stand out to reel one in from the dwindling pool of talent? – Raconteur
  • Consumer demand for Black-owned fashion brands is rising. How can inclusivity change the game for retail? – McKinsey
  • Should ever-growing cities be embraced for their potential, or reined in to protect the planet? – Aeon 
  • Is work and life undergoing a “Great Convergence”? Airbnb CEO, Brian Chesky, believes the home could be the future of travel as the lines between work, life and holiday blur – The Atlantic 
  • Post-COP26, where do we go from here? – The Guardian Today in Focus Podcast

“This is a world that changes very fast, and one of the main human desires is to belong to and be a part of something.”

Paul Polman