The Struggle to Find a Balance Between Freedom and Security

9 April 2018

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The Struggle to Find a Balance Between Freedom and Security

When I’m writing for Puttylike, in the back of my mind I carry two principles which I hope help me to share something of value to the community. First, I try not to talk about myself too much (after all, this isn’t a personal blog!) and I aim to have an answer – even an […]

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My Job Looks Great on Paper, so Why Doesn’t It Feel Right?

3 April 2018

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My Job Looks Great on Paper, so Why Doesn’t It Feel Right?

Have you ever had a job that seems perfect and checks all of the boxes, but just doesn’t excite you, for whatever reason? In today’s vlog, I reply to a post Jens made in the Puttytribe forums a few days ago. Jens has been offered a new job opportunity that should give him more of […]

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Multipotentialite Money Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)!

26 March 2018

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Multipotentialite Money Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)!

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Kristin Wong. Recently, I discovered a few termites around my house. And then a few more, and then even more before I finally realized: uh oh. I have termites. For weeks, I tried to ignore the problem. I guess I figured, if I pretend they’re not here, […]

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Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

16 January 2018

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Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

During our multipotentialite mixer the other day, someone asked me if I thought they needed to make videos for their website when they prefer writing blog posts. They had noticed that with their audience, videos perform better and get more traction than written content. We chatted back and forth. I had some thoughts about how […]

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

9 October 2017

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

A few years ago, I was contacted by some Canadian researchers who were studying “people with multiple work identities.” They wanted to interview me for their study, in order to learn about my personal experiences as well as what I’ve observed among my multipotentialite community (i.e. you guys). I jumped at the opportunity. There isn’t […]

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10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever

5 September 2017

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10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Dara Blaine A few years ago, I took an online assessment called the Strengthsfinder 2.0. It was designed to assess — you guessed it — my biggest strengths. After answering the questions, it didn’t surprise me to see “Learner” in my top five strengths. I certainly didn’t […]

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What Does A Multipotentialite Look Like? | Part II

10 July 2017

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What Does A Multipotentialite Look Like? | Part II

Puttylike contributor Davide Greco photographs multipotentialites in their many habitats and interviews them about their many passions. We featured some images and stories from his To Be or…To Be series back in May. For today’s post, Davide profiled…another Davide. :) Here’s his story in his own words, translated from the Italian by D. Greco. Enjoy! […]

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Career Advice for My 20-Year-Old Self

26 June 2017

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Career Advice for My 20-Year-Old Self

Note from Emilie: This post was published back in May on Thrive Global, but I’m reposting it here today because I want to share it with the Puttylike community. I originally wrote it for graduating students, as a bit of advice on starting their career journeys. But multipotentialites know that the challenges and triumphs of “graduating”—moving on, starting […]

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