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Sep 13, 2011, 7:15 p.m.

BOSTON (Reuters) - High achievers often let anxiety about their performance compromise their progress, even shying away from assignments that will truly test them, says Harvard Business Review. The Management Tip of the Day offers quick, practical management tips and ideas from Harvard Business Review and HBR.org (http:\\www.hbr.org). Any opinions expressed are not endorsed by Reuters.

Lost Banksy mural uncovered on Berlin gallery wall

(Reuters) - British street artist Banksy's mural "Every Picture tells a lie" was rediscovered in Berlin this weekend after a gallery layered it in paint eight years ago to create space for new works. Banksy, whose identity is unknown to the public, is a world-renowned graffiti artist. His newly recovered mural was spray-painted in 2003 for an exhibit at a contemporary art gallery in Germany's capital.

One sentence letter by J.D. Salinger offered for $50,000

LITTLETON, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Owners of a handwritten one-sentence letter by reclusive writer J.D. Salinger hope to sell the document for $50,000. Writing in nearly illegible cursive on stationery bearing his initials, the author of "The Catcher in the Rye" and "Franny and Zooey" urges his maid to finish her chores before leaving for vacation so that he will not be "bothered with insignificant things."

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