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“One day I’ll be ready”, “One day I’ll get this done” - that’s a mantra we often hear our inner voice repeat. And even though there are times in day-to-day life when there is no other option than to wait and show patience, when it comes to our dreams and our goals, we often find ourselves waiting for that special moment, the right moment, to say or do that thing we always wanted to do. But: why wait? Reasons are countless, we opt to wait for practical, time-based, financial, fear based reasons, we generally do anything to avoid the touchdown, the feedback, the launch, the unknown, the new. But the opportunity to take that first step is always there and it is profound. Meet our speakers who have decided to make a change, take matters in their own hands, danced with their fear and have left the waiting queue. You might be more prepared than you think! Don’t wait for the right moment, create it!
Gabe Zichermann is an entrepreneur, author, public speaker, mentor and teacher. His 3 books and dozens of workshops on Gamification and Behavioral Design have set the standard in teaching how to build for engagement across many industries and countries. After the collapse of his recent startup, Gabe embarked on a journey to understand the fear of failure and how it limits us personally and professionally. This project, called Failosophy, distills the lessons of individuals and organizations that have learned to fail fast, fail better and fail more often to achieve success - and how we can too. Gabe is a polyglot and frequent public storyteller with a culinary streak. He’s visited nearly 100 countries and counting and currently resides in Los Angeles with his partner and their dog, Gizmo.
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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS OF TEDxFRANKFURT "(Don't) Wait"!
Partners of TEDxFrankfurt are companies that believe in "ideas worth spreading" and that are innovating examples for their industry as well as for society. If you want a chance to connect to a world wide network of thinkers and do-ers, a chance to show that you care, that your company supports the biggest and boldest ideas in Germany, please contact Sam (email@example.com) and partner up with us for upcoming TEDxFrankfurt events.