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Google “musical savant” and you’ll meet Derek Paravicini. Born over 3 months premature at 1 ½ lbs., he hung on to life but emerged from the experience blind and with tremendous cognitive disabilities. Nonetheless, Derek is a savant. He has an uncanny skill at the piano.

I've never publicly shared my private thoughts about an election before. Now let me be clear, this isn't a "we won" or "we lost" rant. I'm interested in the post election fallout. The national reaction to this election is fascinating. It underscores a fundamental truth: how you feel about a situation depends on how you think about it.

Why does Mark Zuckeberg always wear a grey shirt and mine are always white? Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wears the same gray t-shirt every day. Sometimes a hoodie on top of it, but that too is always gray and always the same one. Do you know what I wear just about every single day? A white dress shirt and dark pants. Hang in there, I’ll tell you why.

I have to tell you the truth about your communication... "That's what I thought she said." How many meanings does that sentence have? CLICK HERE to submit your answer and win a prize. Can't wait? CLICK HERE to find out now... Listen closely, because the answer to this question is the root of most conflicts in business.

I was totally stuck. This time being smart or resourceful was not going to get me out of the jam. I was young, dumb and in my early 20's and had (almost) no fear. I was leading a group of around 25 teenagers on a 2 week hiking and rafting trip in the Colorado mountains. I planned out the trip far in advance.