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Ideas, Identity, and Instant Gratification | Jeremy Joo | TEDxRyersonU
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Added Aug 25, 2016
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Jeremy’s talk which is geared towards millennials, focuses on ideas, identity and instant gratification. Using a physical barrier to veil himself from the audience, Jeremy makes the case that not being known and keeping one's ideas hidden are key ingredients to truly accomplish one's goals. He illustrates a connection between staying hidden and truly accomplishing more.

Speaker bio: Some people use social media to craft an identity for themselves, but Jeremy Joo has always known who he is, intellectually and creatively. According to the first-year fashion design student at Ryerson University, he’s always had an eye for aesthetics. He values the time it takes to develop ideas, character, and creative work. Jeremy admires artists who push convention, like Kanye West for his out-of-the-box thinking, along with Japanese fashion designers whose works are unconventional, yet functional. In his TEDx talk, Jeremy hopes to plant seeds in the minds of the audience members to get them thinking about what they need to grow.

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