A Recipe for Career Happiness

11 January 2016

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A Recipe for Career Happiness

I’ve been working on a blog post about how to write effective resumes as a multipotentialite. With so many skills and backgrounds you could highlight, how should you choose what to feature on your resume and what to leave out? It’s a question that confounds many a multipod, and one that deserves some attention. While working on this post, […]

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Multipotentiality Didn’t Change My Life… It IS My Life

1 September 2015

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Multipotentiality Didn’t Change My Life… It IS My Life

Note from Emilie: this is the first post by one of our new Staff Writers, Neil Hughes. Neil is a big-hearted, hilarious, and inspiring multipod from the UK, and I couldn’t be more excited to have him on the PuttyTeam. I think you’ll really enjoy this… ** Several years ago, I went for a walk. Not a […]

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How to Make a Living from Your Mulitpotentiality

9 March 2015

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How to Make a Living from Your Mulitpotentiality

I’ve never believed it’s a sensible idea to keep all my eggs in one basket. The idea of creating diverse income streams is therefore one that sits comfortably with me. In Making a Living Without a Job, author Barbara Winter describes this approach as creating multiple profit centers. This approach to making a living will appeal to many of us multipotentialites, because […]

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How To Hit the Pillow Each Night Feeling Completely Fulfilled and Satisfied

15 December 2014

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How To Hit the Pillow Each Night Feeling Completely Fulfilled and Satisfied

I rested my head on my pillow. What a good day, I thought. What a good good day! It felt full, whole, satisfying. What had made today so great? I pondered. I thought for a minute, reached for my notebook and pen, and sketched the following: All four of these elements had been present in […]

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How To Make the Most of Your Networking Experience

10 July 2014

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How To Make the Most of Your Networking Experience

At the time of writing this, World Domination Summit (WDS) is coming up. WDS is a popular conference for bloggers and entrepreneurs that’s held in Portland, OR each year. This year I’ll be hanging around on the fringes as an un-conferencer. I went to at least ten unofficial meet-ups last year and, even though I […]

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How To Make Money as a Multipotentialite

10 March 2014

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How To Make Money as a Multipotentialite

There’s a certain question that arises the moment you realize you’re a multipotentialite. It goes something like this: “I’m a multipod, great! But um… Now, how do I make a living?” The “work question” is almost certainly the biggest, most pressing, anxiety-inducing issue that multipotentialites face. There are an innumerable number of ways of structuring […]

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Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together: a Conversation with Pam Slim

2 January 2014

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Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together: a Conversation with Pam Slim

Hi Multipotentialites! I have a treat for you today. I recently sat down with author, blogger, coach, mom, MMA black belt holder, and all around sweetheart, Pam Slim. Pam is the author of the new book, Body of Work: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together. This book is a gift to multipotentialites. It’s […]

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I Built a Standing Desk! (And Kicked a Limiting Belief to the Curb)

18 November 2013

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I Built a Standing Desk! (And Kicked a Limiting Belief to the Curb)

About two months ago I hurt my neck. It was silly, how it happened. I just slept in a funny position one night, and then BAM, excruciating pain. It lingered for weeks and wasn’t getting any better so I finally started seeing a chiropractor and physiotherapist. My doc helped me feel better but told me […]

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