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The Edit: Pressing Pause
The Edit

The Edit: Pressing Pause

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

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28th Apr 2023

Making feedback flow, how to spread happiness and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • How to make yourself happy: be kind. Harvard Professor and author Arthur Brooks explains how to break the negative feedback loop that can make us act mean – The Atlantic
  • Deloitte’s Women at Work report 2023.  ‘Women at Work: A Global Outlook’ explores the experiences of 5,000 working women across 10 countries – Deloitte 
  • A heat shield for the most important ice on Earth. Engineers might be able to protect Arctic ice by coating it with tiny glass bubbles – New Yorker
  • Press pause. Because sometimes we just need more time – House of Beautiful Business
  • Making feedback a team habit. The flow of feedback is important for everyone, but all too often, it ends up feeling forced, formal and infrequent – Harvard Business Review
  • In praise of irritation. Unlike anger, irritation has neither glamour nor radicalism on its side. Yet it might just be the mood we need right now – Aeon
  • How AI could change computing, culture and the course of history. Expect changes in the way people access knowledge, relate to knowledge and think about themselves – The Economist
  • This is not your grandfather’s MBA. Business schools are changing the way that they educate the next generation of leaders – The Beautiful Truth 

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Olga Tokarczuk