Slow Leaps, Fast Dance

Dance Scene Featuring Song Sam-dong (Kim Soo-hyun) and Go Hye-mi (Suzy) in 2011 Korean Drama Dream High

Slow Food, Slow Design, Slow Travel, Slow Living—calls for decelerating paces of production and consumption have emerged from various corners of society and made headlines in recent years. Though frequently associated with leisure pursuits and the creative and recreation sectors, such downshifting initiatives have made inroads into the heart of economic life at large too, with advocates campaigning for Slow Schools, Slow Science, Slow LeadershipSlow Work and so on. But before modern life as a whole slows down, can any individual truly afford slow success?

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