Posts Tagged with "career"

What Does a Multipotentialite Look Like? | Part I

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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What Does a Multipotentialite Look Like? | Part I

Puttylike contributor Davide Greco photographs multipotentialites in their many habitats and interviews them about their many passions. This week, we’re featuring some first images from his To Be or…To Be? project, accompanied by his fabulous subjects’ own words (translated from Italian, of course!). I admire the contrasting ways in which these women have conceptualized their […]

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Physics + Photos: Meet Davide Greco

Monday, March 27, 2017

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Physics + Photos: Meet Davide Greco

When Davide Greco discovered multipotentiality, it was like a lightbulb went off in his mind. This is a pretty normal reaction. We humans are always relieved to discover that we’re not as weird and alone as we feared. However, for Davide, this realization was doubly inspirational. Not only did he now understand himself better, he […]

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Does Having Three Jobs Make Me a Multipotentialite? (hint: Maybe Not)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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Does Having Three Jobs Make Me a Multipotentialite? (hint: Maybe Not)

A multipotentialite is someone who has a lot of different jobs, right? Or rather, if we meet someone with multiple jobs, they must be a multipotentialite, yeah? Well, maybe. People tend to equate the multipotentialite with one of its sub-categories: the Slash Careerist. They meet someone who juggles four jobs and/or businesses and think: Oh, […]

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3 Questions to Ask When You Don’t Know What to Do with Your Life

Monday, February 13, 2017

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3 Questions to Ask When You Don’t Know What to Do with Your Life

Deciding what to do with your life is difficult for anyone, but for multipotentialites it’s usually even harder. A lot of conventional career advice doesn’t work for us, and trying to follow it can make us miserable. Over the years, Emilie’s shared plenty of ideas about how multipotentialites might go about finding the right career(s) or […]

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How to Figure Out Your Overarching Theme — The Definitive Resource List

Monday, November 14, 2016

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How to Figure Out Your Overarching Theme — The Definitive Resource List

For many multipotentialites, the overarching theme is the holy grail. Figure out what links your interests, and you have a way to bring together your body of work, brand yourself, find a career or jobs you’ll love, and build a business you’ll never grow bored of. Unfortunately, you can’t just conjure up your overarching theme out of […]

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How to Be a Happy Multipotentialite in a Traditional Career

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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How to Be a Happy Multipotentialite in a Traditional Career

The internet is a strange place. The onset of mass anonymous communication seems to have allowed humanity to let out all of its inner weirdness at once. Which makes it mildly surprising that the internet is also filled with great career advice. However, most of the career advice out there is aimed at non-multipotentialites, so it […]

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“Be Curious. Stay Curious.”

Monday, May 16, 2016

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“Be Curious. Stay Curious.”

You guys are in for a treat today. I was lucky enough to get to talk with the brilliant Amy Ng of Pikaland. Amy is a self-taught illustrator, entrepreneur, adjunct professor, and creativity genius (among other things). Some topics we touch on: Combining your many interests to put something unique out into the world. Whether you need to be an […]

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The Multipotentialite Resume Part 2: The Unwritten Resume

Monday, February 15, 2016

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The Multipotentialite Resume Part 2: The Unwritten Resume

Editor’s note: this is part two of the series we’re doing on resumes. If you haven’t already read the first part, check it out here. When I was first applying for jobs, resumes were more straightforward than they are now. You had complete control over this aspect of the job application process because you wrote your resume yourself. […]

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