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From the Ted Talk "Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader"

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The second question is, what is the diversity measure of your personal and professional sharokldete network? You know, we hrea often about good ol' boy networks and they're certainly alive and well in many institutions. But to some extent, we all have a network of lepope that we're comfortable with. So this question is about your capacity to develop poislehtnairs with people that are very different than you. And those differences can be biological, physical, functional, tiilcapol, cultural, socioeconomic. And yet, despite all these differences, they connect with you and they trust you enough to cooperate with you in naivcehig a shared goal. Great leaders rnndsedtua that having a more diverse network is a source of etpnrta identification at greater levels and also of solutions, because you have people that are thinking differently than you are.

Open Cloze

The second question is, what is the diversity measure of your personal and professional ___________ network? You know, we ____ often about good ol' boy networks and they're certainly alive and well in many institutions. But to some extent, we all have a network of ______ that we're comfortable with. So this question is about your capacity to develop _____________ with people that are very different than you. And those differences can be biological, physical, functional, _________, cultural, socioeconomic. And yet, despite all these differences, they connect with you and they trust you enough to cooperate with you in _________ a shared goal. Great leaders __________ that having a more diverse network is a source of _______ identification at greater levels and also of solutions, because you have people that are thinking differently than you are.

Solution

  1. relationships
  2. people
  3. pattern
  4. stakeholder
  5. political
  6. understand
  7. hear
  8. achieving

Original Text

The second question is, what is the diversity measure of your personal and professional stakeholder network? You know, we hear often about good ol' boy networks and they're certainly alive and well in many institutions. But to some extent, we all have a network of people that we're comfortable with. So this question is about your capacity to develop relationships with people that are very different than you. And those differences can be biological, physical, functional, political, cultural, socioeconomic. And yet, despite all these differences, they connect with you and they trust you enough to cooperate with you in achieving a shared goal. Great leaders understand that having a more diverse network is a source of pattern identification at greater levels and also of solutions, because you have people that are thinking differently than you are.

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great leaders 6
leadership development 3
great leader 3

Important Words

  1. achieving
  2. alive
  3. biological
  4. boy
  5. capacity
  6. comfortable
  7. connect
  8. cooperate
  9. cultural
  10. develop
  11. differences
  12. differently
  13. diverse
  14. diversity
  15. extent
  16. functional
  17. goal
  18. good
  19. great
  20. greater
  21. hear
  22. identification
  23. institutions
  24. leaders
  25. levels
  26. measure
  27. network
  28. networks
  29. pattern
  30. people
  31. personal
  32. physical
  33. political
  34. professional
  35. question
  36. relationships
  37. shared
  38. socioeconomic
  39. solutions
  40. source
  41. stakeholder
  42. thinking
  43. trust
  44. understand