How to Keep Track of All Your Ideas
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How to Keep Track of All Your Ideas

If you’re anything like me, you have several exciting ideas a day. Sometimes it’s an idea for a business. Sometimes it’s an idea for a new hobby. Sometimes it’s an idea for a quest or an activity that you’d like to do. Having that many ideas floating around in your head can be quite stressful. […]

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The Upside of Obsession: Why Being Picky About Your Workspace Pays Off
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The Upside of Obsession: Why Being Picky About Your Workspace Pays Off

Note from Emilie: Today’s article is a guest post by my partner, Valerie. For some time now, Valerie has been the unofficial advisor/emotional support to the Creative Director here at Puttylike (i.e. me). We’re going to be leading the PuttyRetreat together in September, so I figured it was about time for an “official” introduction. I really loved reading this […]

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The Joy and Horror of Being Really Really Busy
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The Joy and Horror of Being Really Really Busy

Being busy is not a novel concept for most multipotentialites. I often have to say no to projects, or make plans to hang out with someone weeks out. Sometimes I take 10+ days to email people back (but I always respond). Busyness is just part of the game, and usually my productivity strategies help me manage […]

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Come Hang Out with Me in Portland at the First Ever PUTTYRETREAT!

Come Hang Out with Me in Portland at the First Ever PUTTYRETREAT!

Greetings multipods, Eee! I’m so excited to make this announcement. If you are a multipotentialite with projects (business, creative, personal growth, etc.) and you are yearning for a boost of energy and some support and inspiration, read on… I am inviting a small group of multipotentialites to Portland, Oregon for a 2-day retreat with the […]

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3 Strategies to Help You Run Multiple Businesses (Without Losing Your Mind)
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3 Strategies to Help You Run Multiple Businesses (Without Losing Your Mind)

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Michelle Nickolaisen. If you’re a multipod with an entrepreneurial streak, chances are you have more than one money-making venture (whether it’s multiple businesses, or multiple streams of income within one business). In my case, my current project slate looks like this: A freelance writing business My site […]

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How To Stop Feeling Guilty about New Interests
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How To Stop Feeling Guilty about New Interests

Being a multipotentialite is great, but even if you recognize the benefits that come with being interested in many things, you’re probably only too familiar with the negative emotions that come with not being able to stick to one thing. There you are, bumbling along, excited about the project you’re working on, and then WHAM! […]

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Puttylike is Hiring Staff Writers!
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Puttylike is Hiring Staff Writers!

Update: we are no longer accepting applications. Unfortunately, we can not make any exceptions, sorry. Hey multipotentialites, Puttylike is on the lookout for new talent for the blog. Come July, we will be hiring one or two new staff writers! Multipotentialite writers, please read on: Do you think your unique perspective could bring something new to […]

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Are You Sick of Making Zero Progress on Your Projects?
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Are You Sick of Making Zero Progress on Your Projects?

My biggest ambition is to be an author, which is why I’ve spent the last few years “writing” novels.” I say “writing” because it’s been a pretty on/off experience. One month I’ll be really into it and get really excited about the progress I’m making. The next month, I’ll forget all about it and start […]

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