Why You Need Your Multipotentialite Inner Child
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Why You Need Your Multipotentialite Inner Child

I never really grew out of childishness. It’s just so fun. Children get to be curious, silly, and playful, and there’s something delightfully mindful about the capacity they have to get absorbed in an activity for hours on end. Naturally, we can’t remain entirely childish forever, but I’ve been thinking lately about which parts of […]

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite
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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

A few years ago, I was contacted by some Canadian researchers who were studying “people with multiple work identities.” They wanted to interview me for their study, in order to learn about my personal experiences as well as what I’ve observed among my multipotentialite community (i.e. you guys). I jumped at the opportunity. There isn’t […]

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How to Multitask Effectively as a Multipotentialite
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How to Multitask Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Multitasking gets a bad rap. We’re told not to do it–that it’s inefficient and that it prevents us from focusing fully on anything. But what is multitasking exactly? And could it be reframed to become a helpful tool in our kit? First… Does Multitasking Even Exist? What is multitasking? The truth is that what we […]

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Self-Doubt, Confusion, and Feeling Like a Mess When You’re a Multipotentialite

Self-Doubt, Confusion, and Feeling Like a Mess When You’re a Multipotentialite

Are you a multipod with tons of aspirations and projects who sometimes (or maybe most of the time) feels like you can’t get anything done? This week, I decided to record a video reply to Martina, who posted a question about this issue in the forums of the Puttytribe. Check it out: Your Turn How […]

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Why You Should Stop Striving for “Mastery,” and What to Aim For Instead
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Why You Should Stop Striving for “Mastery,” and What to Aim For Instead

Multipotentialites are often made to feel bad for our supposed inability to “master” something. But the concept of mastery is fraught with problems. What on earth does it mean? How do you quantify it? Is it even possible to master a discipline or even a specialty these days? There’s so much knowledge out there. And […]

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10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever
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10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Dara Blaine A few years ago, I took an online assessment called the Strengthsfinder 2.0. It was designed to assess — you guessed it — my biggest strengths. After answering the questions, it didn’t surprise me to see “Learner” in my top five strengths. I certainly didn’t […]

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3 Ways to Try Something You’re Pretty Sure You’ll Be Terrible At
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3 Ways to Try Something You’re Pretty Sure You’ll Be Terrible At

We all draw when we’re little kids. If we don’t have paper, our crayons just decorate the walls, instead. At some point, though, most of us start to judge our drawings. The natural progression from there is to become frustrated and, often, give up completely. Once we get to that point and stop trying, we […]

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Need Some Support? Meet Your Tribe of Multipotentialite Friends (Plus Some News!)

Need Some Support? Meet Your Tribe of Multipotentialite Friends (Plus Some News!)

Greetings multipotentialites! Emilie here. I’ve got some exciting news for you today. We’re rolling out a new project in the Puttytribe and I made a short video to explain the idea and also tell you a bit about our amazing community of multipotentialites: What You Need to Know We’re accepting new members to the Puttytribe […]

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