Posts Tagged with "creativity"

“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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Success, Creativity, and the Fear of Being Pigeonholed

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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Success, Creativity, and the Fear of Being Pigeonholed

Hey multipods, Last week I announced that this year’s Multi-Passionate Must-Haves bundle sale is coming up  May 17-19, but I was a little cryptic about what the bundle contains… Well, here’s a glimpse at one of the 14 products in the sale: Cory Huff’s wonderful course, Artist Websites that Sell. Cory is an actor, storyteller, director, […]

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Have You Fallen Down a Rabbit-Hole, or Could This Be Your Creative Spiral?

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Have You Fallen Down a Rabbit-Hole, or Could This Be Your Creative Spiral?

You did it, and whatever your “it” is, you find yourself feeling like you are falling or have fallen down the rabbit-hole in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Chances are, if you are here on Puttylike, your “it” is plural, and you’ve got multiple projects going. As a result of having so many interests, you might […]

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10 Ways NaNoWriMo Benefits Multipotentialites

Monday, November 9, 2015

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10 Ways NaNoWriMo Benefits Multipotentialites

In working on a post about fictional multipotentialites, it occurred to me that one of the most liberating activities I have found as a multipod is writing, and that National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) takes place in November. What is NaNoWriMo? Many of you are NaNoWriMo veterans, but for those of you who don’t know […]

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The Upside of Obsession: Why Being Picky About Your Workspace Pays Off

Monday, July 27, 2015

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The Upside of Obsession: Why Being Picky About Your Workspace Pays Off

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Valerie Wernet I’m an aesthete. I am in love with what’s beautiful to me, and sensitive to its absence. So many things bother or distract me: fluorescent lights, clutter (unless it is gorgeous, meticulously arranged clutter), weird smells, music with lyrics (because I can’t stop hanging on […]

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Why Multipotentialites Make the Best Artists

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Why Multipotentialites Make the Best Artists

This is a guest post by Amy Ng. I frown whenever I hear people say they don’t know how to draw because I know that they can. They drew when they were little and, just like riding a bike, you never forget how to do it. But here’s what I find interesting. You don’t tell people […]

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How To Be A Mindful Multipotentialite

Monday, July 7, 2014

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How To Be A Mindful Multipotentialite

Editor’s Note: this is a guest post by Natalie K. Stickel As a multipotentialite, I often get distracted. The demands of my many projects sometimes make it difficult to remain in the present moment; there are always so many people to contact, places to go, tasks to check off. Last night before going to bed, […]

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“Oh Look! A Shiny New Idea!” – A Tale of Tangents

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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“Oh Look! A Shiny New Idea!” – A Tale of Tangents

OK, so I had this project planned, and when I say planned, I mean planned. From previous experience I know if I don’t put a plan in place some things never happen. And I wanted this one to happen. The project I had in mind was one I was really excited about. I’d been thinking […]

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