One of the key tools for survival is a compass. In life, curiosity can help us find our way to new opportunities, challenges and self discovery. Living in a fast paced, ever-changing world can feel exciting, creative and inspiring while also being unpredictable, daunting, and directionless. Curiosity helps connect interest with passion and can help us feel more capable of embracing opportunities and experiences. We learn to trust our instincts, take risks and ultimately survive in the storm of life.
Lauren Selman is what we call in Hollywood a multi-hyphanate – producer, writer, director, actor, athlete, philanthropist, traveller, millennial. She produces movies, competed in Ironman Canada, lived in the Amazon, rode her bicycle 4,000 miles across the United States, was Miss Congeniality at Miss Malibu and is always gearing up for her next adventure. Professionally, she is a film and event producer with a purpose — to live life to its fullest and inspire others to do the same. She is the Logistics Manager for the The Academy Awards and has worked on The Olympics, Primetime Emmys, American Idol, Teen Choice Awards, Cirque Du Soliel, Blizzard and Riot Games. She is a dual TEDx speaker, member of the Association of Transformational Leaders and has spoken at the United Nations Association and at universities around the world. She is driven by curiosity, is a YES to life and continues to inspire audiences to try new adventures and fulfill their dreams.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx