Emilie Wapnick is a speaker, career coach, blogger, and community leader. She is the founder and creative director at Puttylike.com, where she helps multipotentialites integrate all of their interests to create dynamic, fulfilling, and fruitful careers and lives. Unable to settle on a single path, Emilie studied music, art, film production, and law, graduating from the Law Faculty at McGill University in 2011. Emilie is a TED speaker and has been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, The Financial Times, The Huffington Post, and Lifehacker. Her TED talk, "Why Some of Us Don't Have One True Calling," has been viewed over 3.5 million times, and has been translated into 36 languages. She has been hired as a guest speaker and workshop facilitator at universities, high schools, and organizations across the United States and internationally.
"Feel-good, encouraging advice on distilling a variety of passions and interests into success. This book is chock full of great exercises and practical advice and we highly recommend picking up a copy. " -- Forbes "We are all unique, so why does there only seem to be one path towards success? How to Be Everything throws out this one-size-fits-all approach and explains how to make our diverse skills sets work for us. -- Todd Rose, Harvard University scientist, co-founder and president of the Center for Individual Opportunity, and author of The End of Average "Emilie brings hope, tools, inspiration and affirmation to the most misunderstood and undervalued segment of our society: multipotentialites. I raise my fist in solidarity, and celebrate this groundbreaking book!" -- Pamela Slim, author of Body of Work and Escape from Cubicle Nation "If you've struggled finding your place in a world that rewards conformity, you know that choosing a single profession isn't all it's cracked up to be. You're no longer alone-Emilie's HOW TO BE EVERYTHING is a beautiful guide with practical tools to help you find your way without losing yourself." -- Chris Guillebeau, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness of Pursuit and The $100 Startup How to be Everything helps you understand and process your diverse skills so you don't have to sacrifice your potential. This book will help you fulfill your biggest dreams; all of them! -- Buzzfeed "If you still don't know what you're doing with your life, Emilie Wapnick's new book will make you feel better." -- Bustle "How to Be Everything is an empowering guide...This book is for the kind of people who can't choose just one path because they aspire to be Art Directors + Restaurant Owners + Teachers + Best-Selling Authors + more all in this lifetime" -- Darla Magazine