The Pop-Up Shop: an Awesome Opportunity for Multipotentialites?
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The Pop-Up Shop: an Awesome Opportunity for Multipotentialites?

Looking back, I guess I’ve always been an accidental entrepreneur. I never really set out to run my own business; I always did it to fulfill a need. It was the same when I started a craft fair. I’d been looking for a birthday present for a friend and really wanted something handmade – something […]

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Launching Books, Lifelong Learning and Living on Your Own Terms: a Profile of Puttypeep, Thea van Diepen

Launching Books, Lifelong Learning and Living on Your Own Terms: a Profile of Puttypeep, Thea van Diepen

Note from Emilie: I’m always amazed at the incredible growth I see in the Puttytribe. I’ve witnessed all kinds of projects come to life, from books being written to new businesses launched to radical life changes and moves across the globe. I’ve also gotten to see several puttypeeps grow more confident and start pursuing more […]

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On Turning 30…

On Turning 30…

I turned 30 today. It’s a big one, and I’ve been wondering these past few weeks why I don’t feel any sense of panic or a need to reevaluate my life and set major goals. That seems like the sort of thing one might do as they turn thirty… I think the reason I don’t […]

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Speaking: It’s Not About You.

Speaking: It’s Not About You.

“Why do I keep putting myself through this?” I asked, a drop of hysteria in my voice. It was 2 hours before I was due to step on stage. “I don’t even enjoy speaking very much, and it just causes me so much anxiety, for like months, leading up to it…” My friend Jason turned […]

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How to Deal with Interests That You Regularly Fall in and out of Love with
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How to Deal with Interests That You Regularly Fall in and out of Love with

While there are many different kinds of multipotentialite, most of us tend to be either serialist or cyclical when it comes to our interests. The serialist moves sequentially from one interest to another and is unlikely to ever return to an interest once they’ve left it behind. The cyclical multipod, on the other hand, finds […]

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You Know You’re a Multipotentialite when…
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You Know You’re a Multipotentialite when…

We have all sorts of discussions in the Puttytribe, from what to do with all your belongings from old hobbies to how to launch a podcast. But one of the most entertaining discussions we’ve been having recently is called You Know You’re A Multipotentialite When… Here are the responses it’s had. Enjoy! You read the “interests” […]

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How To Launch a Business or Blog When You’re Not an Expert
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How To Launch a Business or Blog When You’re Not an Expert

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Joanna Moore. As multipotentialites, we’re always starting projects and exploring new topics. But every now and then something clicks and we want to take an interest further. We get an idea for a longer-term project like a business or a blog. You know the drill. You can’t […]

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How To Balance Multipotentiality and Parenthood
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How To Balance Multipotentiality and Parenthood

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Catherine Chisnall. I am a multipotentialite and a parent. I rejoiced when I found out about what a multipotentialite was and read everything I could about it, making big plans to fit my many interests into my life. However, as a parent, I can’t suddenly change my […]

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