Ep 28: How to Thrive as a Multipotentialite with Emilie Wapnick
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I could not be more excited about our guest today! Emilie Wapnick is a personal hero of mine when it comes to boldly choosing to live life on our own terms as multi-passionates and multipotentialite people.

You may know her from her viral TED Talk, Why Some of Us Don't Have One True Calling, which has over 8 million views. If you haven't seen it, scroll down to our show notes after you listen to this episode so that you can check it out!

In true multi-passionate fashion, Emilie and I covered a WIDE range of topics including:

  • Emilie's journey to the TED stage.

  • BTS of what it takes to run her global community, the Puttyverse.

  • The four work models for multi-passionates and multipotentialites.

  • Emilie's latest passion: Astrology.

  • An off-the-cuff convo about the value of curiosity.

I invite you to pour yourself a cup of something yummy and imagine that you're pulling up a chair to join in on this conversation with Emilie Wapnick.

😍 About our Guest 😍

Emilie Wapnick (she/they) is an award-winning author and community builder. She is the founder and creative director at Puttylike, 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, Emilie studied music, film production and law, graduating from the Law Faculty at McGill University.

Emilie’s TED talk, Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling, has been viewed 8 million times. Her book How to Be Everything was published by HarperCollins in 2017. It has been translated into 13 languages and won a Nautilus Book Award. Emilie has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, New York Magazine, The Huffington Post, BBC and Vice.


Check out Emilie's TED Talk: Why Some of Us Don't Have One True Calling

Emilie's community for multipotentialites: https://puttyverse.com

Emilie's website: https://puttylike.com 


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