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“Should I Add This Project to My Life?” (Here’s a Simple Flow Chart to Help You Decide)

3 August 2016

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“Should I Add This Project to My Life?” (Here’s a Simple Flow Chart to Help You Decide)

Have you ever had a brilliant idea for a project you’d like to start? Or maybe there’s a project that has been nagging at you for a while, but that you just haven’t had time to focus on? I’m sure you’ve experienced this. You’re a multipotentialite! I was walking home in the hot sun the other day, […]

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How to Keep Track of All Your Ideas

3 August 2015

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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

27 July 2015

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

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Valerie Wernet I’m an aesthete. I am in love with what’s beautiful to me, and sensitive to its absence. So many things bother or distract me: fluorescent lights, clutter (unless it is gorgeous, meticulously arranged clutter), weird smells, music with lyrics (because I can’t stop hanging on […]

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The Joy and Horror of Being Really Really Busy

23 July 2015

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

13 July 2015

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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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Are You Sick of Making Zero Progress on Your Projects?

22 June 2015

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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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“I’ve been meaning to do that for months now…”

8 April 2015

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“I’ve been meaning to do that for months now…”

I squinted at my friend through the camera. “What’s that on your wall?” It looked like velcro, or something holding the place of where a picture should be. “Oh that. Yeah, the previous tenants had stuff on the walls, but I just haven’t had time… I’ve been meaning to do something with this room for […]

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The Multipotentialite Morning: How to Work on All of Your Projects Before Lunchtime Every Day

9 February 2015

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The Multipotentialite Morning: How to Work on All of Your Projects Before Lunchtime Every Day

As a multipotentialite, my huge would-like-to-learn list is pretty overwhelming. Add to that my would-like-to-brush-up-on list and it’s no wonder I always feel guilty for neglecting my interests and not making progress with my projects. It’s hard to find a balance between work and play. And while drawing up a schedule to try and strike […]

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