Did you never have one single answer to “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Are you feeling lost when everyone asks you what’s “your purpose”?

Emilie Wapnick can relate: “The problem wasn’t that I didn’t have any interests,” she says about the years she spent trying to figure out her career, “It’s that I had too many.”

In this TED talk, she argues that this is not only normal, but in fact a hidden strength. She explains why people with multiple passions — or “multipotentialites,” as she calls them — have unique qualities that our culture is beginning to value. And she gives convincing examples– like “a luthier and psychotherapist” — to prove her point.

Check out the video above to hear more. 

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