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If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Sometimes telling a story has as much effect on the teller as it does the listeners. Martin Buber, the Jewish philosopher, recalls:
"My grandfather ...
It's important to use your talents. But if that's the end of it, there is a disillusionment that sets in between the ages of 35 and 50. This is ...