In this interview with Eitan Chitayat, EO Israel, he shares how a personal email led to a video viewed 6 million times, a Tedx talk, and a renewed drive to make the world a better place
OCTANE: You’re the creator of a very personal video about your identity that has garnered more than 6 million views worldwide. In your TEDX talk, you express surprise that the video went viral. Can you describe the process of how it went viral?
“What if we created a research lab and business incubator that took these people with learning differences and put [them] together? What if we gave them a place where they could figure out what their true passions were and then turn those passions into a livelihood? ” – Rick Fiery
This was the shared dream of Rick Fiery and Tom Bergeron, the co-founders of InventiveLabs, a multi-track research center that supports Inventives, people who have non-traditional learning styles and are looking to make their passions a reality. Rick narrated his journey to this collaboration in a recent TEDx talk, sharing stories of participants, how they’re embracing their unique creative processes and the difference they’re making in the world around them.
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