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"From the Ted Talk by Phil Hansen: Embrace the shake"

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I wondered, could you become more ceirvtae, then, by looking for limitations? What if I could only create with a dollar's worth of sluepips? At this point, I was spending a lot of my evenings in — well, I guess I still spend a lot of my evenings in Starbucks — but I know you can ask for an extra cup if you want one, so I decided to ask for 50. slrinrugspiy, they just handed them right over, and then with some pencils I already had, I made this pecrjot for only 80 cents. It really became a moment of clarification for me that we need to first be limited in order to become limitless.

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I wondered, could you become more ________, then, by looking for limitations? What if I could only create with a dollar's worth of ________? At this point, I was spending a lot of my evenings in — well, I guess I still spend a lot of my evenings in Starbucks — but I know you can ask for an extra cup if you want one, so I decided to ask for 50. ____________, they just handed them right over, and then with some pencils I already had, I made this _______ for only 80 cents. It really became a moment of clarification for me that we need to first be limited in order to become limitless.

Solution

  1. project
  2. supplies
  3. surprisingly
  4. creative

Original Text

I wondered, could you become more creative, then, by looking for limitations? What if I could only create with a dollar's worth of supplies? At this point, I was spending a lot of my evenings in — well, I guess I still spend a lot of my evenings in Starbucks — but I know you can ask for an extra cup if you want one, so I decided to ask for 50. Surprisingly, they just handed them right over, and then with some pencils I already had, I made this project for only 80 cents. It really became a moment of clarification for me that we need to first be limited in order to become limitless.

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Important Words

  1. cents
  2. clarification
  3. create
  4. creative
  5. cup
  6. decided
  7. evenings
  8. extra
  9. guess
  10. handed
  11. limitations
  12. limited
  13. limitless
  14. lot
  15. moment
  16. order
  17. pencils
  18. point
  19. project
  20. spend
  21. spending
  22. starbucks
  23. supplies
  24. surprisingly
  25. wondered
  26. worth