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From the Ted Talk by Mike Cannon-Brookes: How you can use impostor syndrome to your benefit

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Without thinking, I freid off a bunch of tweets, challenging them and saying were they really serious about this. And in doing so, I managed to kick a very small rock off a very big hill that tunerd into an acavhnale that I found myself tumbling in the middle of. Because you see, a few hours later, Elon tweeted me back and said that they were deadly serious, that within a hundred days of contract signing, they could install a 100-megawatt-hour facility, which is a giant battery of a world-class size, one of the biggest ever made on the planet. And that's when all hell really bkroe loose. Within 24 huros, I had every major mdiea outlet texting and emailing and trying to get in contact with me to get opinion as some sort of "expert" in energy.

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Without thinking, I _____ off a bunch of tweets, challenging them and saying were they really serious about this. And in doing so, I managed to kick a very small rock off a very big hill that ______ into an _________ that I found myself tumbling in the middle of. Because you see, a few hours later, Elon tweeted me back and said that they were deadly serious, that within a hundred days of contract signing, they could install a 100-megawatt-hour facility, which is a giant battery of a world-class size, one of the biggest ever made on the planet. And that's when all hell really _____ loose. Within 24 _____, I had every major _____ outlet texting and emailing and trying to get in contact with me to get opinion as some sort of "expert" in energy.

Solution

  1. hours
  2. fired
  3. avalanche
  4. turned
  5. broke
  6. media

Original Text

Without thinking, I fired off a bunch of tweets, challenging them and saying were they really serious about this. And in doing so, I managed to kick a very small rock off a very big hill that turned into an avalanche that I found myself tumbling in the middle of. Because you see, a few hours later, Elon tweeted me back and said that they were deadly serious, that within a hundred days of contract signing, they could install a 100-megawatt-hour facility, which is a giant battery of a world-class size, one of the biggest ever made on the planet. And that's when all hell really broke loose. Within 24 hours, I had every major media outlet texting and emailing and trying to get in contact with me to get opinion as some sort of "expert" in energy.

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