When you have a group of people who've had a different professional training, a different professional experience, they not only have a different knowledge base, but they have a different perspective on everything.

Tal Golesworthy

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Source: "How I Repaired My Own Heart." TEDxKrawkow. Oct. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote means that people with different professional backgrounds not only have different knowledge sets and different areas of expertise, but they also have different outlooks on life -- different ways of approaching problems. This quote is from Tal Golesworthy's 2011 TED Talk about how he designed an innovative treatment for his own heart condition. In the Talk, Golesworthy explains that when you bring people with such different professional backgrounds together, you can come up with novel solutions, including the solution that helped Golesworthy repair his own heart. Watch the full TED Talk here: Tal Golesworthy - How I Repaired My Own Heart
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