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How To Grow Your Business Multipotentialite-Style

6 October 2014

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How To Grow Your Business Multipotentialite-Style

Talk to any multipotentialite and you’ll find a serial entrepreneur lurking pretty close to the surface. When you have so many interests, running your own business is a great way to utilise your multi-talentedness. As an entrepreneur, you get to explore all kinds of stuff that you rarely have the freedom to try out as […]

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Struggling To Work Out Your Overarching Theme?

16 June 2014

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Struggling To Work Out Your Overarching Theme?

Are you a glass half full or glass half empty kind of person? It’s the same glass of water for all of us, so it just depends on how we decide to interpret what we see. It’s all a question of perspective. It can be challenging to uncover what links together all the different strands […]

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How To Launch a Business or Blog When You’re Not an Expert

20 March 2014

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How To Launch a Business or Blog When You’re Not an Expert

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Joanna Moore. As multipotentialites, we’re always starting projects and exploring new topics. But every now and then something clicks and we want to take an interest further. We get an idea for a longer-term project like a business or a blog. You know the drill. You can’t […]

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What To Do if You Lose Interest in Your Business before it becomes Profitable

25 March 2013

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What To Do if You Lose Interest in Your Business before it becomes Profitable

Hey, Emilie! I keep starting passionate businesses, people get excited about them, I make progress with them – then I lose interest in each before getting them to profitable – 4 so far. I still want them all out in the world, but I’m not an octopus!! :-/ Do you have something to say on […]

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Launching a Product in 30 Days! A Case Study of my Apprentice, Jason

10 December 2012

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Launching a Product in 30 Days! A Case Study of my Apprentice, Jason

I’m sort of emotional right now. Jason Moore just left, after 30 days of being my roommate and “apprentice.” We met at WDS two years ago, and I knew instantly that we would be friends. I just had a feeling. A few months ago, I received an email from Jason. He was living in Norway […]

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Help! I want to Combine my Interests in One Business, where Should I Start?

12 November 2012

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Help! I want to Combine my Interests in One Business, where Should I Start?

Every now and then I like to take a question from the Puttylike email bag and share my answer with the community. I thought this question was particularly relevant to multipods. Brett writes, “I guess I’m looking for a little advice… I’m extremely creative, and I love to draw, paint, sculpt, and even make stuffed […]

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How Introspection Can Help You Uncover Your Overarching Theme

25 June 2012

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How Introspection Can Help You Uncover Your Overarching Theme

Coming up with an overarching theme isn’t easy. It usually requires a lot of introspection, active brainstorming and often an outside perspective. Usually your overarching theme is very close to you. It’s less about a discrete topic, and more like a personal drive or value that you hold. This means that your overarching theme will […]

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Smooshy Thursdays: Lawyers can be Multipotentialites Too!

14 June 2012

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Smooshy Thursdays: Lawyers can be Multipotentialites Too!

This is the first installment of Smooshy Thursdays, a series in which I feature an innovative project or Renaissance Business that cleverly “smooshes” together multiple disparate fields. *** I recently sent out a Puttylike email about how each of us sees the world through our own lens (and how that can play out in shared […]

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