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The Edit: Making a Decision
The Edit

The Edit: Making a Decision

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
23rd May 2024

A voyage out, reading a landscape and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The power of the 118-hour decision. It takes time to make a decision. Lots of time: 118 to be exact, according to some venture capitalists – TIME Magazine
  • Plunge into a black hole. The abyss at the edge of human understanding, a voyage into a black hole – Aeon Video
  • How do you follow My Octopus Teacher? With crocodiles, otters and a new book by Oscar-winning film-maker Craig Foster – The Guardian
  • Linking ESG goals to executive pay. The case has gained broad acceptance, but the practicalities of doing this effectively are far from straightforward – Raconteur
  • Can you read a book in a quarter of an hour? Phone apps now offer to boil down entire books into micro-synopses. What they leave out is revealing – New Yorker
  • To see the past and predict the future, try ‘reading’ a landscape. How well do you know your own backyard? Noah Charney thinks you should take another look – The New York Times
  • The art of deceleration. I find myself having to squeeze a deceleration retreat into 24 hours. The irony is not lost on me – The Beautiful Truth 

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”

Peter Drucker