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From the Ted Talk by Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

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The difference was, Orville and Wilbur were driven by a cause, by a purpose, by a belief. They believed that if they could figure out this ______ machine, it'll ______ the course of the world. ______ Pierpont Langley was different. He wanted to be rich, and he wanted to be famous. He was in pursuit of the ______. He was in pursuit of the riches. And lo and ______, look what ________. The people who believed in the Wright brothers' dream worked with them with blood and sweat and tears. The others just worked for the paycheck. They tell stories of how every time the Wright ________ went out, they would have to take five sets of parts, because that's how many times they would crash before supper.

Solution

  1. flying
  2. happened
  3. result
  4. behold
  5. change
  6. samuel
  7. brothers

Original Text

The difference was, Orville and Wilbur were driven by a cause, by a purpose, by a belief. They believed that if they could figure out this flying machine, it'll change the course of the world. Samuel Pierpont Langley was different. He wanted to be rich, and he wanted to be famous. He was in pursuit of the result. He was in pursuit of the riches. And lo and behold, look what happened. The people who believed in the Wright brothers' dream worked with them with blood and sweat and tears. The others just worked for the paycheck. They tell stories of how every time the Wright brothers went out, they would have to take five sets of parts, because that's how many times they would crash before supper.

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Important Words

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  31. supper
  32. sweat
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  39. world
  40. wright