“Mike the Musician” or The Dangers of Doing Only One Thing
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“Mike the Musician” or The Dangers of Doing Only One Thing

Note from Emilie: This is a guest post by Mike Pumphrey. I have a confession to make. I’m not a multipotentialite. At least not by nature. Instead, I’ve trained myself to be one. Is such a thing possible? Can you learn to be a scanner if your natural temperament leads you to do one thing […]

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Are You a Multipotentialite AND an Introvert?
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Are You a Multipotentialite AND an Introvert?

How would you feel about the following weekend plan? Kicking it all off with drinks straight from work, going out for a meal, moving onto a night of bars and clubs, and following that up over the next two days with brunches, meet-ups, meals out, parties, and a house full of guests to enjoy them […]

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How To Turn Your Art into a Renaissance Business (Case Study)
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How To Turn Your Art into a Renaissance Business (Case Study)

A lot of multipotentialites are artists. It’s actually pretty rare to meet one that isn’t versed in at least one artistic medium. Some multipods view their art as a hobby, while others seek to elevate it to an income stream or even to their primary source of work. If you are going to make money […]

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Why Abandoned Interests are Never a Waste of Time
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Why Abandoned Interests are Never a Waste of Time

You’ve been studying a subject for a while now and you’re getting kind of bored with it. What do you do? If you’re a multipotentialite, the chances are that you toss it aside, so you can sink your teeth into something new. Something more exciting. Plenty of us have dropped interests without a second thought […]

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The Overarching Theme Kit: a Free Quick-Start Guide to Help You Combine Many Interests in One Business
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The Overarching Theme Kit: a Free Quick-Start Guide to Help You Combine Many Interests in One Business

A lot of people ask me whether they need a niche for their business. “Choose a niche” is popular advice these days, and easy advice to dispense. Unfortunately, it’s not very helpful for those of us who have multiple passions and can’t see ourselves focusing solely on one area. It’s true that there are some […]

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How To Come up with a Project You Can Stick with
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How To Come up with a Project You Can Stick with

This is a guest post by Jessi Frey. Many multipotentialites want to start their own blog or business but struggle to find an idea that they can commit to but which doesn’t feel too limiting. They’re excited to get started but they’re scared they’ll fall out of love with their business before it becomes profitable or […]

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Help! It Feels like Everyone Else is more “Together” than Me
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Help! It Feels like Everyone Else is more “Together” than Me

Sometimes we find ourselves re-evaluating our lives, our work, and even our legacies. Often we do this when we’re feeling particularly vulnerable or uncertain about the future. We also do it when we reach milestones in our lives, for example when we turn twenty, thirty, and forty. We do it one year after graduating from […]

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Why Multipotentialites Make the Best Artists
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Why Multipotentialites Make the Best Artists

This is a guest post by Amy Ng. I frown whenever I hear people say they don’t know how to draw because I know that they can. They drew when they were little and, just like riding a bike, you never forget how to do it. But here’s what I find interesting. You don’t tell people […]

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