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From the Ted Talk by Luvvie Ajayi Jones: How to be a professional troublemaker

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LAJ: Yeah, I think it's important to know what your core values are and what the thing that you will fight for is, which is why I started the book with a chapter called "Know Thyself." That was important because we have to be doubly cealr on who we are, what we hold dear, why we are who we are, because it's what's going to irfnom what we want to speak up about. It's what's going to inform what drives us to fihgt. It's what's going to inform the why of it all. It's what pushes you past the fear to say, "I have to do this anyway." So if you're not clear about who you are and what's imtoanprt to you, you're going to find it hard to know, "What am I actually going to be standing up for?"

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LAJ: Yeah, I think it's important to know what your core values are and what the thing that you will fight for is, which is why I started the book with a chapter called "Know Thyself." That was important because we have to be doubly _____ on who we are, what we hold dear, why we are who we are, because it's what's going to ______ what we want to speak up about. It's what's going to inform what drives us to _____. It's what's going to inform the why of it all. It's what pushes you past the fear to say, "I have to do this anyway." So if you're not clear about who you are and what's _________ to you, you're going to find it hard to know, "What am I actually going to be standing up for?"

Solution

  1. important
  2. fight
  3. inform
  4. clear

Original Text

LAJ: Yeah, I think it's important to know what your core values are and what the thing that you will fight for is, which is why I started the book with a chapter called "Know Thyself." That was important because we have to be doubly clear on who we are, what we hold dear, why we are who we are, because it's what's going to inform what we want to speak up about. It's what's going to inform what drives us to fight. It's what's going to inform the why of it all. It's what pushes you past the fear to say, "I have to do this anyway." So if you're not clear about who you are and what's important to you, you're going to find it hard to know, "What am I actually going to be standing up for?"

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Important Words

  1. book
  2. called
  3. chapter
  4. clear
  5. core
  6. dear
  7. doubly
  8. drives
  9. fear
  10. fight
  11. find
  12. hard
  13. hold
  14. important
  15. inform
  16. pushes
  17. speak
  18. standing
  19. started
  20. thyself
  21. values
  22. yeah