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The Edit: The Disruptive Era
The Edit

The Edit: The Disruptive Era

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
17th Feb 2023

Authenticity in leadership, the future of cleantech and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • How to lead in a disruptive era. Authenticity is often touted as a key leadership attribute, but with change accelerating and expanding, it is becoming more crucial than ever – Raconteur
  • An architect’s ideas on beauty endures. The ideas of the 18th-century French architect Étienne-Louis Boullée influence building designs around the world – Aeon
  • Sandra Oh’s sense of purpose. Oh has been a working actor for three decades, but only recently has she had the kinds of artistic freedoms that can coalesce into a mission. She discusses her desire for ‘messy’ storytelling – New Yorker 
  • What history can tell us about today’s turbulent times. Predictions for the economic consequences of the pandemic and likely trends in wealth and globalisation – McKinsey
  • The US’ plan to become the world’s cleantech superpower. The US intensify their plans to accelerate the country’s decarbonisation effort – Financial Times
  • Strategy needs a story. Business strategy, grounded in facts and analysis; and storytelling, often associated with fiction and entertainment, are not incompatible – Harvard Business Review
  • Go ahead and ban my book. “To those who seek to stop young people from reading The Handmaid’s Tale, good luck with that. It’ll only make them want to read it more,” says Margaret Atwood – The Atlantic
  • Is hybrid work here to stay? What the future of hybrid work could look like, and how business can keep up – The Beautiful Truth 

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”

Dale Carnegie