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From the Ted Talk by Stefan Sagmeister: The power of time off

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Also is the knowledge that right now we spend about in the first 25 years of our lives learning, then there is another 40 yaers that's really reserved for wkronig. And then tacked on at the end of it are about 15 years for rieetnmret. And I thought it might be helpful to bsilacaly cut off five of those retirement years and intersperse them in between those working years. (Applause) That's clearly enjoyable for myself. But probably even more important is that the work that comes out of these years flows back into the copnamy and into society at large, rather than just benefiting a grandchild or two.

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Also is the knowledge that right now we spend about in the first 25 years of our lives learning, then there is another 40 _____ that's really reserved for _______. And then tacked on at the end of it are about 15 years for __________. And I thought it might be helpful to _________ cut off five of those retirement years and intersperse them in between those working years. (Applause) That's clearly enjoyable for myself. But probably even more important is that the work that comes out of these years flows back into the _______ and into society at large, rather than just benefiting a grandchild or two.

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  1. basically
  2. retirement
  3. working
  4. years
  5. company

Original Text

Also is the knowledge that right now we spend about in the first 25 years of our lives learning, then there is another 40 years that's really reserved for working. And then tacked on at the end of it are about 15 years for retirement. And I thought it might be helpful to basically cut off five of those retirement years and intersperse them in between those working years. (Applause) That's clearly enjoyable for myself. But probably even more important is that the work that comes out of these years flows back into the company and into society at large, rather than just benefiting a grandchild or two.

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