Self-Doubt, Confusion, and Feeling Like a Mess When You’re a Multipotentialite

Self-Doubt, Confusion, and Feeling Like a Mess When You’re a Multipotentialite

Are you a multipod with tons of aspirations and projects who sometimes (or maybe most of the time) feels like you can’t get anything done? This week, I decided to record a video reply to Martina, who posted a question about this issue in the forums of the Puttytribe. Check it out: Your Turn How […]

Read this article…
Why You Should Stop Striving for “Mastery,” and What to Aim For Instead
Photo courtesy of Eran Sandler.

Why You Should Stop Striving for “Mastery,” and What to Aim For Instead

Multipotentialites are often made to feel bad for our supposed inability to “master” something. But the concept of mastery is fraught with problems. What on earth does it mean? How do you quantify it? Is it even possible to master a discipline or even a specialty these days? There’s so much knowledge out there. And […]

Read this article…
10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever
Image courtesy of Travis Wise

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 […]

Read this article…
3 Ways to Try Something You’re Pretty Sure You’ll Be Terrible At
Image courtesy of Hernán Piñera

3 Ways to Try Something You’re Pretty Sure You’ll Be Terrible At

We all draw when we’re little kids. If we don’t have paper, our crayons just decorate the walls, instead. At some point, though, most of us start to judge our drawings. The natural progression from there is to become frustrated and, often, give up completely. Once we get to that point and stop trying, we […]

Read this article…
Need Some Support? Meet Your Tribe of Multipotentialite Friends (Plus Some News!)

Need Some Support? Meet Your Tribe of Multipotentialite Friends (Plus Some News!)

Greetings multipotentialites! Emilie here. I’ve got some exciting news for you today. We’re rolling out a new project in the Puttytribe and I made a short video to explain the idea and also tell you a bit about our amazing community of multipotentialites: What You Need to Know We’re accepting new members to the Puttytribe […]

Read this article…
Why You Should Pursue Things You’re Bad at and Don’t Get Paid For
Photo courtesy of Pauline Balba.

Why You Should Pursue Things You’re Bad at and Don’t Get Paid For

“Oh Sophie, it’s beeeautiful!” I exclaimed, admiring the yellow pipe cleaner wrapped around a ball of aluminum foil attached to my friend’s ring finger. The audience laughed. I didn’t. I stayed in character. A few lines later and it was my turn to kick off the song: “Honey honey, how he thrills me…” In case […]

Read this article…
Filling the Gap After a Big Project Ends
Photo courtesy of Abhishek Maji.

Filling the Gap After a Big Project Ends

Usually I stay away from writing directly about myself, but today I want to share a little of what’s happening in my life. Right now, I’m getting close to the end of a big project: my second book (and first novel) is nearly complete! (In case you’re curious, it’s a fantastical, humorous adventure set in […]

Read this article…
Why Multipotentialites Should Become More Resilient
Image courtesy of Alexei Shershnyov

Why Multipotentialites Should Become More Resilient

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Nat Smith Do you ever feel completely derailed by a rough day, week, or year? When life fills our path with challenges that we don’t feel equipped to handle, we often feel like our only choices are to give up, or to soldier on and become bitter […]

Read this article…