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Is Your Multipotentiality an Asset at Work?

21 March 2016

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Is Your Multipotentiality an Asset at Work?

Hey multipotentialite friends, A lot of people assume that multipotentialites need to be self-employed in order to be happy. It’s true that running a business provides you with more flexibility than the typical day job. But in my experience, there are many, MANY multipods out there who are traditionally-employed and very happy in their careers. I’m […]

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The Multipotentialite Resume Part 2: The Unwritten Resume

15 February 2016

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The Multipotentialite Resume Part 2: The Unwritten Resume

Editor’s note: this is part two of the series we’re doing on resumes. If you haven’t already read the first part, check it out here. When I was first applying for jobs, resumes were more straightforward than they are now. You had complete control over this aspect of the job application process because you wrote your resume yourself. […]

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The Multipotentialite Resume: Part 1

8 February 2016

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The Multipotentialite Resume: Part 1

A show of hands: who here struggles with presenting their diverse skills and experiences on paper? Yes, I’m talking about the dreaded resume; the bane of many a multipotentialite’s existence. As a multipod, how do you share all that you’ve done/can do in a coherent way? Should you include all of your “past lives,” or leave things […]

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How To Brand Yourself as a Multipotentialite in a Way that Makes Sense to Conventional Employers

1 July 2013

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How To Brand Yourself as a Multipotentialite in a Way that Makes Sense to Conventional Employers

From the Putty mail bag: I have a question, maybe this is something other readers are wondering as well. How in the world can a multipotentialite create a personal brand that makes sense to more conventional employers, clients and professional contacts? I often find that the amount of thinking, ideas and energy that I generate […]

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Are Multipotentialites the Innovators of the Future?

14 July 2011

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Are Multipotentialites the Innovators of the Future?

This is a guest post by Michelle Nickolaisen. Most people treat being a multipotentialite at best, as a cute personality quirk, and at worst, as a defect that will ruin your career, any possibility of being taken seriously by anyone ever, and of course, your social life in its entirety. (Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration. But […]

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