Posts Tagged with "dreams"

Is It Too Late for Me?

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Is It Too Late for Me?

At some point, everyone worries if it’s too late. Time comes for us all. Our lives drip away at a constant rate of one second per second. This is – to put it mildly – slightly worrying. Worse, we can’t escape the realization that every choice we make forces us to leave all other paths untaken. […]

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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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Oh Look, a Squirrel! How to Find Focus with an Easily Distracted Mind

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

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Oh Look, a Squirrel! How to Find Focus with an Easily Distracted Mind

Note from Emilie: hi everyone, meet Brenda! Brenda is our second new Staff Writer at Puttylike, and this is her first post on the blog. Let’s all give her a warm welcome. (And enjoy this piece; I think you’re going to relate.) ** In my life, I experience a strange mix of being easily distracted and […]

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I GAVE A TED TALK LAST WEEKEND

Monday, April 20, 2015

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I GAVE A TED TALK LAST WEEKEND

For months I’ve had a secret that I’ve been aching to tell you. Last January I learned that I would be speaking at a Tedx event in Bend, Oregon. However, I had to sign a non-disclosure agreement saying that I wouldn’t announce it publicly till the day of the event. That day was April 18, last […]

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Have You Ever Felt like a Fish Out of Water?

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Have You Ever Felt like a Fish Out of Water?

You know when you can feel your brain expanding at a rapid rate? Perhaps too rapid for comfort, certainly too rapid for any sustained periods of sleep. It’s how I imagine it would feel to sign up for some volunteer program in Africa. You leave the world you know so well, you’re on the plane […]

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I’m About to Embark on a Quest!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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I’m About to Embark on a Quest!

Quest. The word has been in my head a lot lately. It’s Chris Guillebeau’s fault really. I cannot put down his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit. Having completed his own quest to travel to every country in the world by his 35th birthday, Chris set out to talk with other people who had embarked […]

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Doing Your Own Thing Takes Courage

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Doing Your Own Thing Takes Courage

You know that moment when you feel like you’re on the brink of a big change? You had sensed it lurking inside, for weeks or even months. When it finally reaches your consciousness, you are ready for it, practically bursting at the seems to get moving in a new direction. But you’re also NOT ready […]

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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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