Emilie Wapnick celebrates the "multipotentialite" — those of us with many interests, many jobs over a lifetime, and many interlocking potentials.

Why you should listen

Emilie Wapnick is an award-winning author and community builder. She is the founder and creative director at Puttylike.com and ThePuttyverse.com, where she helps multipotentialites (people with many passions and creative pursuits) integrate all of their interests to create dynamic, fulfilling and fruitful careers and lives. Unable to settle on one path herself, Wapnick studied music, film production and law, graduating from the Law Faculty at McGill University.

Wapnick's book, How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up, was published by HarperCollins in 2017. It has been translated into 13 languages and won a Nautilus Book Award.

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