Posts Tagged with "career"

The Major League Multipotentialite: How to Excel in Multiple Careers

Monday, October 12, 2015

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The Major League Multipotentialite: How to Excel in Multiple Careers

Do you ever find yourself looking around for multipod role models and coming up short? Sure, we hear about Pythagoras, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Graham Bell, and George Washington Carver, but what about someone we could meet today? What about an electrical engineer who was also a Major League baseball player who played on winning […]

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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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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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