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The Edit: The Case for Love
The Edit

The Edit: The Case for Love

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

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13th Oct 2023

Empathy, how to say no and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • What happened to empathy? We have become inured to human suffering, says Xochitl Gonzalez – The Atlantic
  • The business case for love. When someone says they “love” doing a certain activity, it’s not a careless exaggeration, it means that when doing the activity, the person is flourishing – Harvard Business Review
  • What happens to all the stuff we return? Online merchants changed the way we shop and made “reverse logistics” into a booming new industry – New Yorker
  • What does the average British CEO look like, and do you break the mould?  Raconteur has analysed 2021’s census data to answer that question – Raconteur
  • Do “greedy jobs” cause the gender pay gap? Mothers’ careers suffer when parents maximise their combined income, says a new book – The Economist
  • How to say no. Put your yeses under the microscope – Psyche
  • CEO Insight: Andy Gregory of BGF. BGF’s CEO talks about purpose, good growth and what it takes to lead change The Beautiful Truth 

“The people we meet and what we learn from them might not only surprise us; it might also save us.”

Xochitl Gonzalez