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"From the Ted Talk by Scott Dinsmore: How to find work you love"

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And even more so than that, as you see people, especially today, who inspire you, who are doing things where you say "Oh God, what Jeff is doing, I want to be like him." Why are you saying that? Open up a junoarl. Write down what it is about them that inspires you. It's not going to be everything about their life, but whatever it is, take note on that, so over time we'll have this repository of things that we can use to apply to our life and have a more passionate existence and make a better impact. Because when we start to put these things together, we can then define what scsuecs actually means to us, and without these different parts of the compass, it's impossible. We end up in the suoattiin — we have that scripted life that everybody seems to be lniivg going up this leaddr to nowhere.

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And even more so than that, as you see people, especially today, who inspire you, who are doing things where you say "Oh God, what Jeff is doing, I want to be like him." Why are you saying that? Open up a _______. Write down what it is about them that inspires you. It's not going to be everything about their life, but whatever it is, take note on that, so over time we'll have this repository of things that we can use to apply to our life and have a more passionate existence and make a better impact. Because when we start to put these things together, we can then define what _______ actually means to us, and without these different parts of the compass, it's impossible. We end up in the _________ — we have that scripted life that everybody seems to be ______ going up this ______ to nowhere.

Solution

  1. situation
  2. ladder
  3. living
  4. success
  5. journal

Original Text

And even more so than that, as you see people, especially today, who inspire you, who are doing things where you say "Oh God, what Jeff is doing, I want to be like him." Why are you saying that? Open up a journal. Write down what it is about them that inspires you. It's not going to be everything about their life, but whatever it is, take note on that, so over time we'll have this repository of things that we can use to apply to our life and have a more passionate existence and make a better impact. Because when we start to put these things together, we can then define what success actually means to us, and without these different parts of the compass, it's impossible. We end up in the situation — we have that scripted life that everybody seems to be living going up this ladder to nowhere.

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Important Words

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  2. compass
  3. define
  4. existence
  5. god
  6. impact
  7. impossible
  8. inspire
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  10. jeff
  11. journal
  12. ladder
  13. life
  14. living
  15. means
  16. note
  17. open
  18. parts
  19. passionate
  20. people
  21. put
  22. repository
  23. scripted
  24. situation
  25. start
  26. success
  27. time
  28. today
  29. write