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The Edit: New Perspectives
The Edit

The Edit: New Perspectives

How to take on new perspectives, why CEOs are still on the fence about working from home and more in this week’s The Edit.
15th Jul 2022

How to take on new perspectives, why CEOs are still on the fence about working from home and more in this week’s The Edit. 

  • How to inhabit someone else’s reality. It’s impossible to shed individual biases, so the best way to establish objectivity is to take on new perspectives – Aeon
  • CEOs are still on the fence about working from home. Gillian Tett explores why one hot topic is still guaranteed to press the buttons of upper management – Financial Times 
  • What to do about tomorrow’s code-cracking computers. A future-proof way to encrypt sensitive data is now available, and we need to start using it – The Economist 
  • This is what preparing for wildfires looks like. Giants like the Californian Sequoias don’t just get lucky during wildfires, they get protected – The Atlantic 
  • Liz Fosslien talks about how to cope with the major emotions in our lives. One of half of Liz and Mollie, who explore contemporary anxieties and how to deal with them, talks about how the response from their viewers inspired their new book – Eat Sleep Work Repeat Podcast
  • Brands need to think in human terms, not transactional ones, in order to navigate new opportunities. A hybrid future offers exciting opportunities, but brands need to learn how to connect the various worlds that we live in – Creative Review
  • Kim Stanley Robinson explains why he’s feeling more hopeful about the planet. The sci-fi author discusses climate change, dropping acid and psychogeology – The New York Times
  • It’s trust, not money, that makes the world go round. How to build tribal trust with authenticity – The Beautiful Truth 

“Studying anthropology tends to change the way you look at the world. It leaves a distinctive chip in your brain, or lens over your eye.”

Gillian Tett