Stop searching for your passion Allow things to unfold and you will 5 months ago   10:48

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What are you passionate about? You’re told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it’s the wrong question altogether? This talk turns the ubiquitous “find your passion” message on its ear.

Terri Trespicio is a branding strategist who helps visionaries, experts, entrepreneurs, and businesses communicate with power and precision across media platforms. She consults with a wide range of experts, everyone from surgeons and social media celebs to startups and brand managers.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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Sonia Koudri
Very inspiring talk, unfortunately you can't afford to have this kind of thoughts when you're French and you're living in this country... Following the exact same professional path from kindergarten to retirement, that's the requirement of French society... 😣
Vida de Cachorro
How can anyone not like this talk. I am amazed by it. I watch this every week.
Paolo Buongermini
this is reaaally what i was needing to hear, thank you very much
Lucas W
5:13 me after watching this video
When I was graduate, all my friends had a passion, I was the only one to not have one so... When they were like "work in your passion!", I was like "I don't have one, what I'm suppose to do?"
Now, I have a passion but it's not a job-friendly one and I don't care, I just want to work for money and live my passions, my life with this money.
Tony D
Thanks for clearing that up!
dream hope keep going
I need this
Excellent talk! I really needed this RIGHT NOW 🙏
dr hydrogen
i love this
ACCA Tutor Ali Arwama
Very relieving, understandable, and excellent, appreciatable, thanks
HOA Nguyen
Thanks God that i have found your speech!
I'm more or less on the way of self discovery and in my mid-life crisis as well 😊
I've been listening to it again and again.
A very helpful and motivating talk 👍
Very good speaker, but i feel somehow dissatisfied with her message...
Leonardo Cristofani
Thank you so much for this message. You talked directly to me. “That’s probably why I still don’t have a tattoo”.
Commander Starstrider
I you have to search for your passion then you have none.
Waste of time.
Nik Sanat
Who believe she is right about passion?
Great talk,
My relatively new boss tried to bait me with the "What are your goals" question in a serious one on one sit down interview he was using to meet and gauge his new people.
I told him I want to be a great parent :)
A E K A Y 4 7
I found this at the perfect time of life
Yassssss!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️
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Allow things to unfold and you will Stop searching for your passion 5 months ago   16:35

With an appreciation of flow and motion Peggy's life has been always been driven by passion. From surfing and skateboarding to the intimate appreciation what she calls the 'Cetacean Nation'. Discovering the transformative force of participation artwork through her Origami Whales project was the first step to realising that passion could be harnessed, amplified and ultimately inspire for a deeper purpose.

Surfer, Skateboarder, Artist and Activist.
Once the only female member of the famous Zephyr Skateboard team from documentary 'Dogtown and Z-Boys': Peggy’s love of the outdoors inspires her to travel worldwide in search of good surf. In 2004, she founded the Origami Whales Project to raise awareness about commercial whaling. She has also developed the Whales and Dolphins Ambassador Program and led campaigns such as ‘Let’s Face It’, which petitions to save New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui’s dolphins and Hector’s dolphins.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at