Published on Dec 15, 2015
Be passionate, fail spectacularly and know the value that you bring to others.
Caryn Foster Durham talks about the perception you and others have of yourself, and she challenges young people to consider how to establish themselves the right way.
Caryn is a wife, Type B mom and small-business owner looking for inspiration and humor in each day. She strives to make the world a little more creative, technologically savvy, informed and, of course, fun!
Recognized countless times for creative and strategic excellence as the co-owner of Charles Ryan Associates (CRA), Caryn uses her love of market research, trend analysis and consumer behavior to provide strategies that help brands grow and thrive.
Her work with brands includes Google, McDonald’s, Virginia is for Lovers, Wellpoint/Anthem, Southeast Tourism Society, Richmond Region Tourism and the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
COMMENTS • 10
Jan Ashby8 months ago
Your comment – “Fail so Passionately that you don’t care that you failed, and then be self-aware enough to make it BETTER”… Well said . People are sometimes amazed that failure is so instructing, so educational.
305 Air Productions4 weeks ago
Honestly, I like the content of what you said, but you did not seem comfortable on stage….thanks for posting this.
Marie Ménard3 months ago
[VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR A SURVEY] Hi I’m Marie Menard. I am a graduate student at the University of Paris-la Sorbonne and I am looking for American professionals who use personal branding on Linkedin and are willing to be part of a study for my Master-degree thesis.
My study seeks to analyze the subject’s job history, how they build their branding and how it impacts their career path. Volunteers will answer a 10 minute survey and adding me on Linkedin for the purpose of the study. Any help will really be greatly appreciated, so don’t hesitate to forward this to your relatives or coworkers. You can contact me either on Linkedin or at : [email protected]
Jeff Ochieng3 months ago
1 love, thanks for sharing.
Kris S8 months ago
THE TALK ITSELF – GREAT! THANK YOU CARYN! LOVE KRISTINA
Kris S8 months ago
HERSHEYS IS A VERY BAD EXAMPLE ! THE WORLD COULD DO WITHOUT IT ! IT REMINDS ME OF THE CHOCOLATE MY GRANDMA USED TO STORE IN THE SAME CUPBOARD LIKE THE MEDICINE. THE CHOCOLAT TOOK ON THE MEDICINE SMELL.
THAT’S HERSHEYS PRODUCTS TASTE TO ME. SORRY …. I AM FROM EUROPE … AND MY CHOCOLATE CHOICE IS MILKA, LINDT, TOBLERONE, RITTER SPORT, WHICH YOU LL BE ABLE TO FIND AT TRADER JOE’S. 🙂 THANKS GOD! K
Sprinter Bread Maker10 months ago
Emmanuel Nettey1 year ago
Ferny Delgado1 year ago
dam this was good
Biswajeet Goswami1 year ago