Posts Tagged with "career planning"

Are You More of a Phoenix than an Octopus?

Monday, August 15, 2016

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Are You More of a Phoenix than an Octopus?

Some multipotentialites like having many active projects in their lives at any given time. They’re kind of like an octopus, and each of their eight arms is involved in a different project. One is playing the violin, one is building websites, one is obsessed with Brazilian jiu-jitsu… This is the multipotentialite that pops into most […]

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An Uncommon Tool to Help with Tricky Decisions

Monday, May 9, 2016

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An Uncommon Tool to Help with Tricky Decisions

Do you have a hard time making decisions? Could you use some guidance navigating your many passions and projects? Have you ever tried tarot? — hold up. Tarot? You heard me right. When Michelle and I were thinking about who we wanted to be a part of this year’s Multi-Passionate Must-Haves, there was a name popped immediately into […]

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What Does a “Real” Multipotentialite Look Like?

Monday, November 23, 2015

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What Does a “Real” Multipotentialite Look Like?

I’m going to present two competing narratives about multipotentialites and reality. And then we’re going to figure out why they’re both wrong. Narrative One: The “Real World” Won’t Let Us Be Ourselves. We’re Doomed! We Have To Get a Job Instead. One of my favourite things about the multipotentialite community is seeing the fascinating projects everyone […]

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3 Things I Didn’t Have Time to Say in My TED Talk

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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3 Things I Didn’t Have Time to Say in My TED Talk

First of all, a warm hello to all of the new multipotentialites who have joined us here at Puttylike in the last few days. My heart has been in a state of perpetual explosion, as hundreds of emails, tweets, and messages have rolled in. Thank you for sharing your stories with me. What an honour. […]

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

Tuesday, September 1, 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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When NOT to Quit

Monday, August 17, 2015

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When NOT to Quit

The first year of law school was exciting. It was challenging, interesting, and dramatic. However, by the time my third year rolled around, I was losing interest in law. The dull, corporate classes were making me want to chop my fingers off. It was also becoming clear to me that I didn’t want to pursue […]

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I’m a Multipotentialite!… Now what?

Monday, April 13, 2015

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I’m a Multipotentialite!… Now what?

It can be a huge relief to learn that you are a multipotentialite. Suddenly all of these patterns you’ve noticed in your life start making sense. You realize that you aren’t a scatterbrain or commitment-phobe, you’re something else, something good! What’s more, you aren’t alone. There are thousands of other people out there who share […]

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How To Make Money as a Multipotentialite

Monday, March 10, 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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