Posts Tagged with "confidence"

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

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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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 […]

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Do You Suffer from Multipotentialite Imposter Syndrome?

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Do You Suffer from Multipotentialite Imposter Syndrome?

Imposter syndrome: a belief that deep down, you are a fraud, that you shouldn’t be here, and that one day everyone will wake up and realize it. Imposter syndrome is a phenomenon that most multipods know well. It’s easy to doubt your ability when you feel different from your peers, and it’s easy to feel different […]

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The SINGLE, GREATEST Piece of Advice for Multipotentialites

Monday, June 5, 2017

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The SINGLE, GREATEST Piece of Advice for Multipotentialites

Note from Emilie: This post is a collaboration with some of the awesome multipotentialites in the Puttytribe. I’ve been doing a lot of interviews lately to help spread the word about my new book. As you may know, interviews contain a lot of questions! I’ve gotten some great ones, most of which I feel comfortable answering. […]

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“Why am I Neglecting My Interests?”

Monday, March 13, 2017

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“Why am I Neglecting My Interests?”

This week, I’m sharing something from the mailbag: Hi Emilie, First of all I want to thank you for you work. You really opened a wide and beautiful world in front of me. The thing that is worrying me is that I do want to do a looooot of different things, but it seems like […]

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Is It Arrogant to Call Yourself a Multipotentialite?

Monday, October 31, 2016

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Is It Arrogant to Call Yourself a Multipotentialite?

Some time ago, a friend asked me what I was doing these days – a question that’s always a joy to answer. I figured “it’s complicated” is a bit of a conversation killer, so I explained that I’m a multipotentialite. I finished by summarizing my current life plan as “make a career out of doing everything.” After […]

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Monday, July 11, 2016

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Congratulations! You’re a multipotentialite! At least, I expect you are, because you’re reading this article. Maybe you’re not sure. In that case, I’d like to remind you that there’s no barrier to entry. You don’t have to have a bizarre combination of jobs, you don’t have to speak multiple languages, you don’t have to do anything in […]

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11 Inspirational Quotes for Multipotentialites

Monday, April 11, 2016

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11 Inspirational Quotes for Multipotentialites

Have you ever felt bombarded by negative comments and questions about your multipotentiality? I know I have. Here are a few I’ve heard (feel free to hear these in annoying, whiny, cartoon-like voices in your head): “Why can’t you just focus?” “When will you decide what you want to do with your life?” “Are you […]

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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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