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It was my birthday this week and a I went for a late afternoon hike in the hills. I had a few minutes for contemplation, and put my thoughts into a video. Local legend says that the rounded stone mound I came across is the burial place of a long dead sheikh. His name has been forgotten: only the stones bear tribute to the man buried within.

A 22 year old tennis coach taught a surgeon how to operate better. Here's how... Dr. Atul Gewande, a forty-some year old surgeon thought he reached his professional peak. Specializing in endocrine surgery, Atul had performed thousands of surgeries. He was doing well, had consistent success rates, and achieved a high level of expertise.

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.

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