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The Edit: Rewriting the story
The Edit

The Edit: Rewriting the story

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
17th Jun 2022

How rewriting our own stories can create a better future, how to design a home with more fun and more in this week’s The Edit. 

  • When life changes, sometimes your home changes too. Architect Jun Aizaki demonstrates how a big change in his life led him to rethink his own house – The New York Times
  • Do thought experiments tell us anything about the real world? Armchair science has played a crucial role in history as exercises of pure imagination – Aeon 
  • Black representation in the beauty industry is essential. Removing barriers for black beauty consumers and brands can lead to greater opportunity for everyone in the industry – McKinsey 
  • Rewriting the stories you tell about yourself can make for a better future. Arthur Brookes explores how to make past baggage easier to carry  – The Atlantic 
  • Advances in AI technology will change creativity. Handled in the right way, AI can complement humanity’s creative pursuits – The Economist
  • Bakery and real estate have more in common than you might think. What happens when a beloved bakery partners with a developer? – The New Yorker
  • Many companies are falling short of their diversity, equity, and inclusion aims – this framework might help. Just Work CEO Trier Bryant discusses the “last mile” of promoting equity and inclusion at work, and shares his framework – HBR IdeaCast
  • Storytelling is fundamental to how we think, act and behave. Novelist Will Storr discusses the importance of stories, identity and purpose – The Beautiful Truth

“The stories we consume can be incredibly powerful in shaping who we are and who we want to be.”

Will Storr