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From the Ted Talk by Seth Godin: The tribes we lead

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So three questions I'd oeffr you. The first one is, who exactly are you upsetting? Because if you're not upsetting anyone, you're not changing the status quo. The second question is, who are you connecting? Because for a lot of people, that's what they're in it for: the connections that are being made, one to the other. And the third one is, who are you leading? Because fcsinoug on that part of it — not the mechanics of what you're building, but the who, and the leading part — is where cnahge comes.

Open Cloze

So three questions I'd _____ you. The first one is, who exactly are you upsetting? Because if you're not upsetting anyone, you're not changing the status quo. The second question is, who are you connecting? Because for a lot of people, that's what they're in it for: the connections that are being made, one to the other. And the third one is, who are you leading? Because ________ on that part of it — not the mechanics of what you're building, but the who, and the leading part — is where ______ comes.

Solution

  1. offer
  2. change
  3. focusing

Original Text

So three questions I'd offer you. The first one is, who exactly are you upsetting? Because if you're not upsetting anyone, you're not changing the status quo. The second question is, who are you connecting? Because for a lot of people, that's what they're in it for: the connections that are being made, one to the other. And the third one is, who are you leading? Because focusing on that part of it — not the mechanics of what you're building, but the who, and the leading part — is where change comes.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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status quo 7
san francisco 5
balloon animals 3
sporting events 2
good news 2
white hats 2
assemble tribes 2
shoe store 2
store zappos 2
tribe leaders 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
shoe store zappos 2

Important Words

  1. building
  2. change
  3. changing
  4. connecting
  5. connections
  6. focusing
  7. leading
  8. lot
  9. mechanics
  10. offer
  11. part
  12. people
  13. question
  14. questions
  15. quo
  16. status
  17. upsetting