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Ever Wish You Came With Instructions? How To Create Your Own “Me-Manual”

23 February 2015

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Ever Wish You Came With Instructions? How To Create Your Own “Me-Manual”

Ever wish your life came with a set of instructions? Just imagine how much easier it would be if we each came with a user guide that was full of tailor-made techniques and strategies to help us handle ourselves and our natural tendencies. Since we weren’t born clutching instruction manuals, how do we go about figuring out our multipotentialite tendencies? Mostly, we […]

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Do You Overcommit? How To Deal with Problematic Multipotentialite Patterns

26 January 2015

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Do You Overcommit? How To Deal with Problematic Multipotentialite Patterns

Like a kid raiding a candy store, I’ve found that it’s all too easy to amass a huge heap of delicious projects to gorge on. Unfortunately, like that kid who will more than likely end up feeling queasy from eating all that candy, I recently discovered that my eyes are bigger than my belly. In the mad […]

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Are You a Multipotentialite AND an Introvert?

24 November 2014

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Are You a Multipotentialite AND an Introvert?

How would you feel about the following weekend plan? Kicking it all off with drinks straight from work, going out for a meal, moving onto a night of bars and clubs, and following that up over the next two days with brunches, meet-ups, meals out, parties, and a house full of guests to enjoy them […]

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Why Abandoned Interests are Never a Waste of Time

17 November 2014

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Why Abandoned Interests are Never a Waste of Time

You’ve been studying a subject for a while now and you’re getting kind of bored with it. What do you do? If you’re a multipotentialite, the chances are that you toss it aside, so you can sink your teeth into something new. Something more exciting. Plenty of us have dropped interests without a second thought […]

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What is a Multipotentialite? (a Video Message from Emilie)

10 September 2014

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What is a Multipotentialite? (a Video Message from Emilie)

“What is a multipotentialite?” I get asked this question all the time, and I’ve decided to answer it in a video post today. Enjoy: (Here is that link I mentioned in the video: http://puttylike.com/puttyfest/) How YOU Can Help Puttyfest is coming up on September 23-25. During these dates, I invite you to talk openly online […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Overspending as a Multipotentialite

18 August 2014

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5 Ways to Avoid Overspending as a Multipotentialite

Editor’s note: this is a post by Saul-of-Hearts One of the trickiest parts of being a multipotentialite is figuring out which interests to spend money on. Specialists can spend years investing in the tools and resources they need to become experts. But as multipotentialites, we’re always asking ourselves, “Am I still going to be interested in […]

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Are You Blurring the Line between Work and Play?

28 July 2014

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Are You Blurring the Line between Work and Play?

This one is for the self-employed multipotentialites. Have you found that the line between your personal and business passions is so blurred that it’s pretty much non-existent most of the time? With a job you get to “go to work” and then “come home” from work and leave that part of yourself behind at the […]

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The Simultaneous-Sequencial Spectrum, and How To Balance a “Primary” Focus with All of Your Other Interests

2 June 2014

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The Simultaneous-Sequencial Spectrum, and How To Balance a “Primary” Focus with All of Your Other Interests

There are many different kinds of multipotentialites. Barbara Sher breaks it down into several specific categories (the “double agent” the “sybill,” etc. My approach is a little less sophisticated. I like to think that multipods exist on a spectrum of sequential to simultaneous. On the sequential side of the spectrum there are those who love […]

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