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Amazing Photograph courtesy of David Oliete Força, Equilibri, Valor i Seny / Strength, Balance, Courage and Common Sense These are the values of the “Castellers”, aka the “Human Towers”. It is also the reason why this 300 year-old Catalan tradition exemplifies the power of teamwork. The first time I saw the “Castellers” I stood in amazement as a…

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This post originally appeared on Fast Company Growing up with a speech impediment, I was constantly in awe of confident people. Not only the way they talked, but the way that they moved and made me feel when I was around them. But it didn’t occur to me until much later that the one quality…

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Malcolm Gladwell in the book “Outliers” talked about the idea that the difference from good to great is not all about natural ability, but the hours invested. Malcolm presented a pretty strong argument that the people that put in their 10,000 hours excelled and separated themselves from the pack. That being said, I truly believe that great public…

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