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The Edit: Transformation
The Edit

The Edit: Transformation

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
8th Jul 2022

Why culture is key, how to avoid busywork and more in this week’s The Edit. 

  • Work culture is key. The outlines of corporate culture are becoming more discernible than ever – The Economist 
  • Should artists have a stake in their own work? The resurgent $65bn art market has led to rampant speculation around the work of young artists, who see little of the profit – The Financial Times
  • Life is too short to be busy. We’ve been “productive” enough, and there is too much that urgently needs to be done – The New York Times
  • The five filters of the mass media machine. Is mass media still ‘manufacturing consent’ in the internet age? – Aeon Video
  • A single approach to culture transformation may not fit all. It’s better to bend than break when it comes to unifying company culture – McKinsey 
  • Meet the CEO who is letting staff take the whole month of August off. Staff at social enterprise 64 Million Artists will all benefit from a month off work, while still getting full pay – Raconteur
  • Is Instagram bad for the great outdoors? Geotags are leading to overcrowding and disruption, but if nature isn’t for everyone, who decides who it’s for? – The Guardian
  • We asked five of the world’s leading thinkers what one quality they thought was key to a kinder, greener and more equitable world. Economist and award-winning playwright Tim Jackson discusses caring – The Beautiful Truth