When Working On Your Projects Feels Horribly Painful…

When Working On Your Projects Feels Horribly Painful…

I’m writing an original television pilot script right now. I’m on draft #2 after my dear filmmaker friend (whose storytelling skills I completely trust) gave me copious amounts of feedback. It wasn’t exactly negative feedback, per se… But he did prompt me to really think about my choices. Does the very first scene represent the […]

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Explaining Multipotentialite Life Choices: Your Happy(!) Stories

Explaining Multipotentialite Life Choices: Your Happy(!) Stories

It took me years to discover that it’s possible to enjoy telling people what I do with my time. For many years, I was borderline apologetic whenever somebody asked what I did. I worried that my job or interests might seem boring or confusing. It took time to realize that it was up to me […]

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I Do, Therefore I Am…?

I Do, Therefore I Am…?

Do we become our projects? Have you ever felt pressure to keep doing something simply because it’s worked for you in the past?

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How to Be Everything is Out in Italian, Dutch, and Korean (with More Languages Coming)!

How to Be Everything is Out in Italian, Dutch, and Korean (with More Languages Coming)!

Hey multipods! So, this is pretty neat. My book, How to Be Everything, is officially out in a few other languages!! We’ve got… Dutch Italian Korean I’ve also received word from my publisher that HTBE will be coming out in Japanese, complex and simplified Chinese, and Russian! So exciting. I’m still hoping for more languages, […]

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Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About Wasting Your Time

Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About Wasting Your Time

We can’t control whether to spend our time, only what we spend it on. This thought has echoed around and around in my mind ever since I read the story of Opus 40 – a sculpture park created by one man over 37 years(!). Part of me recoils in horrified terror at the thought of […]

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Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

During our multipotentialite mixer the other day, someone asked me if I thought they needed to make videos for their website when they prefer writing blog posts. They had noticed that with their audience, videos perform better and get more traction than written content. We chatted back and forth. I had some thoughts about how […]

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A Tool to Help You ROCK Your 2018 Goals
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A Tool to Help You ROCK Your 2018 Goals

Happy new year, multipotentialites! I decided to be brave and get in front of the camera today. :) In this video I discuss: the terror I’m feeling after sending my creative work out for feedback(!), the latest news in our multipotentialite community, and an awesome tool to help you track your new years goals. Enjoy! […]

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The “Awards”: A Super Fun and Insightful Way to Review Your Year
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The “Awards”: A Super Fun and Insightful Way to Review Your Year

Note from Emilie: Happy New Year! In last week’s post I shared my very free-form annual review and goals for the new year. I tend not to have any specific procedure for doing this, and I like it that way. But after reading about Neil’s method, I find myself wanting to head to a coffee […]

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