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  • Professional hobbyist (snob?) teachers

    Professional hobbyist (snob?) teachers

    It is very rewarding and a bliss to make work on something that started as a hobby. However from the time your hobby becomes your full time job, you get paid for it and you make a living it is getting harder and harder to see it again as a hobby. Therefore it is harder…

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  • Teachers with skin in the game

    Teachers with skin in the game

    A few weeks ago I was writing about event organizers who have skin in the game. Organizers who organize events with the main goal for them to have fun in the first place. They organize events where they can dance their asses off in the first place. Like chefs who eat the meals they cook.…

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  • Opening sequence

    Opening sequence

    The common pattern in all the previous stories is that the mood and emotion of the tanda is set right from the first moments of it. If the Mirada is a teaser trailer of a movie then the first few seconds of the embrace, the way it is formed, the time it takes, the shape…

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  • Chefs and event organizers

    Chefs and event organizers

    Skin in the game is a principle that says when you trust someone else to do a job for you then it is much better if this someone is also exposed to the risks of not doing the job properly. If the chef and cooks don’t cook well they risk poisoning or not enjoying their…

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  • Dialog vs fight

    Dialog vs fight

    Tango is also a social dance and being social means that it needs to integrate differences. It includes people from different cultures, backgrounds, nationalities, styles, etc., and brings them all together in its embrace. Its history is full of differences and disagreements between styles, orchestras, generations, etc. Being social means that inevitably there will be…

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