Posts Tagged with "dreams"

Dream Big. No… Bigger.

Monday, February 17, 2014

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Dream Big. No… Bigger.

I’m feeling this unbelievable lightness. I had an amazing, laid-back Valentine’s Day. Ellen Page came out of the closet. I just got the design mock ups for the first “multipotentialite” shirt (they’re stunning). Today feels really good. Hopeful. I thought I would check in with you guys, and share something personal that I’ve been thinking […]

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What Are You going to Do with Your 11 Lifetimes?

Thursday, November 7, 2013

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What Are You going to Do with Your 11 Lifetimes?

Editor’s note: today’s cartoon post is by Zach Weiner. It’s a beautiful rebuttal to the 10,000 hour argument and proves that there’s a vast middle ground between doing only one thing and doing everything under the sun. Your Turn What are some things you’d like to do with your 11 lifetimes? ** Originally published on […]

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Is Your Skepticism Holding You Back?

Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Is Your Skepticism Holding You Back?

I was talking to a friend who’s been stuck on a very ambitious project.  He’s making progress, but when we talk he drifts into the negative, chastising himself for not doing this or that, then painting the whole situation as hopeless. It’s as if he is saying that if he can’t do it, it’s because […]

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The Hardest Question for a Multipotentialite to Answer

Monday, May 27, 2013

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The Hardest Question for a Multipotentialite to Answer

A few months ago I was at a Toastmasters meeting and I came up against my worst nightmare. There’s a portion of every meeting called Table Topics. The way Table Topics works is they give you a topic on the spot and you then stand up and give an impromptu 1-2 minute speech on that […]

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The Curse and Blessing of the Multipotentialite (or the Month in which I was a Rock Star)

Monday, March 4, 2013

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The Curse and Blessing of the Multipotentialite (or the Month in which I was a Rock Star)

“Are you guys on tour?” the guy in the jean shorts asked me. “Your song was really good. I would buy it, and I pirate a LOT of music,” another guy added. “Thanks!” I exclaimed. “Nah, we were just here for a month to write and record the album. We’re leaving LA on Sunday.” “Where […]

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Be Gentle with Those Around You

Monday, January 14, 2013

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Be Gentle with Those Around You

Sometimes I forget how weird I am. I don’t mean that in a self-deprecating way. Weird is a compliment in my books. What I mean is that it’s easy to forget what you’ve been through. Ideas that were once novel, even radical, are now the norm for you. You forget that you went through a […]

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Hustling, Building and Creating a Sustainable Dream… Even if it Means Staying Up Past Bedtime

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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Hustling, Building and Creating a Sustainable Dream… Even if it Means Staying Up Past Bedtime

This is a guest post by Janet Brent. But first, a preface by me, Emilie: When I told the current Puttypeep that I wanted to welcome some new faces into the Tribe a few weeks back, I was a little nervous. It’s not easy opening up about your life and projects, and with a flood […]

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Big Plans Ahead, and How To Design a Wildly Inspiring To-Do List

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Big Plans Ahead, and How To Design a Wildly Inspiring To-Do List

Like many multipotentialites, I am an avid list maker. Completely obsessed with getting ideas out of my head and onto paper. I’m a fan of crossing things off, keeping my Cs apart, and keeping track of my small wins. I take my creative output very seriously. Lately however, the majority of items on my To-Do […]

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