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The Edit: Reflections
The Edit

The Edit: Reflections

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
2nd Dec 2022

Why we should derive joy from others’ success, the space economy and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The state of free speech. Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover brings about hopes and fears for American freedom of expression – The Atlantic
  • How will the space economy change the world? Space is no longer the sole domain of governments and aerospace and defence companies; businesses are pursuing emerging opportunities – McKinsey
  • Doesn’t anyone do due diligence any more? Theranos and FTX show a broad failure by investors to ask enough questions  – Financial Times
  • Moral mathematics. Subjecting the problems of ethics to the quantifications of logic and probability may help us to be better people – Aeon 
  • The new rules of investment. How high inflation has rewritten the investment rule book and who the winners of the new era might be – The Economist Podcast
  • The joy we derive from others’ success comes with many benefits. The opposite of Schadenfreude is Freudenfreude. Here’s how to cultivate it – The New York Times
  • How to get positive action right. Dr Joanna Abeyie points out common pitfalls when trying to make a business more diverse – Raconteur 
  • Meaningful impact through inclusive capitalism. Emma Hardaker-Jones, Group HR Director at Legal & General, discusses the importance of D&I, embedding purpose and why HR is integral to business strategy – The Beautiful Truth

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

Søren Kierkegaard