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Why It’s Impossible to be a Renaissance Person, and Why That’s Okay

17 July 2017

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Why It’s Impossible to be a Renaissance Person, and Why That’s Okay

Sometimes multipotentialites refer to themselves by other names: scanners, hummingbirds, generalists and even sometimes a “renaissance person.” I like some of these names more than others. Which I use depends on who I’m talking to and how much effort I’m willing to put in explaining myself. If I need to make myself easily understood and […]

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“Multipotentialites can’t stick with anything long enough to build successful careers.”

25 January 2017

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“Multipotentialites can’t stick with anything long enough to build successful careers.”

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about multipotentialites. Today I’d like to address one of the biggest: that multipotentialites can’t stick with anything long enough to build successful careers. It’s true that multipotentialites sometimes have fleeting interests. We love to explore and we can be passionate about a subject one day and lose […]

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4 Common Misconceptions About Multipotentialites

17 October 2016

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4 Common Misconceptions About Multipotentialites

Emilie here. Before we jump into today’s post, just a quick reminder that we’re accepting new members in the Puttytribe tomorrow! Could you use some support from your fellow multipotentialites as you build a life around your many passions? Click here to learn more. I look forward to meeting all of the new puttypeep. Woo hoo! […]

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What Does “Puttylike” Mean?

12 October 2016

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What Does “Puttylike” Mean?

The other day, someone in the Puttytribe started a discussion in the forum asking what a “puttypeep” is. English wasn’t their native language and they didn’t quite get it. I posted a reply and then realized how helpful it might be to share my response here on the blog. I bet she isn’t the only person who’s been wondering. […]

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