Posts Tagged with "creativity"

Why You Should Stop Striving for “Mastery,” and What to Aim For Instead

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Why You Should Stop Striving for “Mastery,” and What to Aim For Instead

Multipotentialites are often made to feel bad for our supposed inability to “master” something. But the concept of mastery is fraught with problems. What on earth does it mean? How do you quantify it? Is it even possible to master a discipline or even a specialty these days? There’s so much knowledge out there. And […]

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3 Ways to Try Something You’re Pretty Sure You’ll Be Terrible At

Monday, August 28, 2017

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3 Ways to Try Something You’re Pretty Sure You’ll Be Terrible At

We all draw when we’re little kids. If we don’t have paper, our crayons just decorate the walls, instead. At some point, though, most of us start to judge our drawings. The natural progression from there is to become frustrated and, often, give up completely. Once we get to that point and stop trying, we […]

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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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How to Make Your Free Time Count

Monday, June 12, 2017

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How to Make Your Free Time Count

The usual problem with time is not having enough of it. Between work, my own projects, home life, social life and various necessities, it feels as if I barely get to exercise my true passion of absolutely wasting my time. (This comedy sketch describes it perhaps a little too perfectly…) Joking aside, there’s lots of […]

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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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“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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“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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