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From the Ted Talk by Don Tapscott: Four principles for the open world

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You know, conventional wisdom says talent is inside, right? Your most pcireuos asset goes out the elevator every night. He viewed talent differently. He wneerdod, who are their peers? He should have freid his ggelooy department, but he didn't. You know, some of the best submissions didn't come from geologists. They came from computer stcitisens, engineers. The winner was a computer graphics company that built a three dimensional model of the mine where you can helicopter underground and see where the gold is.

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You know, conventional wisdom says talent is inside, right? Your most ________ asset goes out the elevator every night. He viewed talent differently. He ________, who are their peers? He should have _____ his _______ department, but he didn't. You know, some of the best submissions didn't come from geologists. They came from computer __________, engineers. The winner was a computer graphics company that built a three dimensional model of the mine where you can helicopter underground and see where the gold is.

Solution

  1. scientists
  2. precious
  3. wondered
  4. geology
  5. fired

Original Text

You know, conventional wisdom says talent is inside, right? Your most precious asset goes out the elevator every night. He viewed talent differently. He wondered, who are their peers? He should have fired his geology department, but he didn't. You know, some of the best submissions didn't come from geologists. They came from computer scientists, engineers. The winner was a computer graphics company that built a three dimensional model of the mine where you can helicopter underground and see where the gold is.

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