Posts Tagged with "career"

Calling All Multi-Passionate Entrepreneurs…

Monday, May 4, 2015

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Calling All Multi-Passionate Entrepreneurs…

Hey multipods! Emilie here, coming to you from a little coffee shop in Chicago, IL. I’ve got some news today, which I think will be especially exciting for those of you with entrepreneurial projects and aspirations. For the third year now, Michelle Ward and I have rounded up a bunch of multipotentialite authors and put together a bundle sale called Multi-Passionate […]

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How to Be Proud of Your Slash Career

Monday, April 6, 2015

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How to Be Proud of Your Slash Career

Lots of multipods have more than one career or job title. They’re actors/waiters, lawyers/filmmakers, graphic designers/bakers/virtual assistants, and so on. This is what Emilie calls the slash approach. Having a slash career means working in more than one discipline at the same time, often because the money you make in one field enables you to […]

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How to Make a Living from Your Mulitpotentiality

Monday, March 9, 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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Why You’re Never Too Old To Be A Multipotentialite

Monday, August 11, 2014

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Why You’re Never Too Old To Be A Multipotentialite

Multipotentiality is not just for the young. Indeed many of us don’t realize we’re multipotentialites until we’re in our forties, fifties, sixties, or even older than that. Talk to a multipotentialite over the age of forty and you’re likely to sense a little bit of regret at not learning sooner that having multiple interests and […]

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What Happens When Those Closest to Us Don’t Accept What We Do?

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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What Happens When Those Closest to Us Don’t Accept What We Do?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Andy Mort. When you say no to orthodox employment and the 9-5 work paradigm, you may find that you’re inviting trouble into your life. Working for yourself means that you need to find motivation, encouragement and inspiration to keep on doing the work that you feel you have […]

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How a Varied Career Path Can Translate to Entrepreneurship

Thursday, November 28, 2013

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How a Varied Career Path Can Translate to Entrepreneurship

Does your resume look as random as your interests? Having a varied career path isn’t something to be ashamed of. Sticking to one career isn’t the only option. In fact, having a random array of jobs and skills may even help translate into the many hats of entrepreneurship, particularly if you want to run an […]

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“What do you do?” How to Introduce Yourself when you’re a Multipotentialite

Monday, August 19, 2013

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“What do you do?” How to Introduce Yourself when you’re a Multipotentialite

Most of us hate being asked what we do. I mean, how do you introduce yourself when there are a dozen different roles that you might assume on a regular basis and “what you do” is constantly changing? Unlike your peers, you may not have one easy-to-summarize job title, or there may not be one […]

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The Secret to Finding a Fulfilling Career (or Three)

Monday, May 20, 2013

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The Secret to Finding a Fulfilling Career (or Three)

This is a guest post by Joanna Moore. We’re taught to follow the specialist life plan by picking one thing to be: a schoolteacher, a midwife, a politician perhaps. If we think about it, we can see that when someone decides to become one of these things, often they’re deciding what they want to do, […]

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