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"From the Ted Talk by G.T. Bynum: A Republican mayor's plan to replace partisanship with policy"

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He raizeled that the same approach could be used to all of the problems that his city faced. And so they applied it to isuse after issue in bitlorame, and today, it's being used by mayors across the country to deal with some of our greatest challenges. And the overall aopprach is a very simple one — identify the goal that you want to achieve; idtinefy a measurement by which you can track progress toward that goal; identify a way of testing that measurement cheaply and quickly; and then deploy whatever strategies you think would work, test them, reduce fndniug for the strategies that don't work, and put your money into those strategies that do.

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He ________ that the same approach could be used to all of the problems that his city faced. And so they applied it to _____ after issue in _________, and today, it's being used by mayors across the country to deal with some of our greatest challenges. And the overall ________ is a very simple one — identify the goal that you want to achieve; ________ a measurement by which you can track progress toward that goal; identify a way of testing that measurement cheaply and quickly; and then deploy whatever strategies you think would work, test them, reduce _______ for the strategies that don't work, and put your money into those strategies that do.

Solution

  1. identify
  2. issue
  3. funding
  4. baltimore
  5. realized
  6. approach

Original Text

He realized that the same approach could be used to all of the problems that his city faced. And so they applied it to issue after issue in Baltimore, and today, it's being used by mayors across the country to deal with some of our greatest challenges. And the overall approach is a very simple one — identify the goal that you want to achieve; identify a measurement by which you can track progress toward that goal; identify a way of testing that measurement cheaply and quickly; and then deploy whatever strategies you think would work, test them, reduce funding for the strategies that don't work, and put your money into those strategies that do.

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