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The Edit: The Importance of Compassion
The Edit

The Edit: The Importance of Compassion

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
10th Feb 2023

How compassion can traverse the globe, imposter syndrome and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • A grieving Turkish diaspora rallies together. In Melbourne, dozens of volunteers packed three shipping containers with cardboard boxes full of new tents, blankets and sleeping bags – The New York Times
  • How ChatGPT could change white-collar work. No technology in modern memory has yet caused mass job loss among highly educated workers – The Atlantic
  • What is the panspermia theory? The idea that life on Earth originated elsewhere is not as far out as it seems – Aeon
  • Why everyone feels like they’re faking it. The concept of Impostor Syndrome has become ubiquitous. Critics, and even the idea’s originators, question its value – New Yorker
  • How coworking spaces impact employee well-being. Knowledge workers rated coworking space as more interpersonally satisfying than working from the office or from home – Harvard Business Review
  • How our interconnected world is changing. New research breaks down changes in the global flows that bind us together, and what those changes mean for our collective future – McKinsey
  • Overcoming ‘decision paralysis’, according to one CEO. At digital consultancy Jellyfish, the most knowledgeable person, rather than the most senior, is accountable for the outcomes – Raconteur
  • The era of the megalopolis: how the world’s cities are merging. Quite how to gauge the size of a city, or where one ends and the next begins, is getting harder to determine. The 21st century belongs to the limitless city – The Beautiful Truth 

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

Resources to support people affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.

  • AKUT is a Turkish non-governmental organisation whose mission lies in search, assistance and rescue operations.
  • The White Helmets are playing a critical and life-saving role in Syria in the most desperate circumstances following the earthquakes.