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Published on Jun 26, 2014
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How does a self-proclaimed "control freak" cope in the wake of an uncontrollable challenge?
Camille Preston, now proud mother, explains her tumultuous and isolating journey through infertility and IVF. As an executive coach, Camille based an entire career on pragmatism and measured approaches to problem-solving. Faced with a seemingly insurmountable obstacle, she explains how failure and unimaginable sadness can lead to transformative perseverance and compassion. release control and follow their dreams outside of their comfort zones, over terror's edge.
Camille Preston is CEO of AIM Leadership, a leadership development company that offers training and coaching, helping executives all over the world become more effective in their professions. She is also the author of Rewired: How to Work Smarter, Live Better, and Be Purposefully Productive in an Overwired World.
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