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Advice From a Famous Mathematician and Babe Ruth Could Help Unlock Your Potential

These simple approaches to doing great work often go overlooked - but they could be just what you need to get it done.

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The mathematician Richard Hamming said, "If you don't work on important problems, it's not likely that you'll do important work."

In the math world, Hamming was known as a rebel. But unlike Jim Stark, with his trademark T-shirt and pompadour, Hamming's rebellious nature was focused squarely on tackling some seriously knotty questions in early computer engineering.

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