Posts Tagged with "goals"

“I Like Doing Hard Things”

Monday, August 24, 2015

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“I Like Doing Hard Things”

I once met someone, a multipotentialite, who had had an intimidatingly impressive career. He had worked as a spy at an organization that is known by its 3-letter acronym, which I was asked not to repeat. He had an MBA and built huge businesses, he scuba dived. He was the kind of person I didn’t […]

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How to Keep Track of All Your Ideas

Monday, August 3, 2015

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How to Keep Track of All Your Ideas

If you’re anything like me, you have several exciting ideas a day. Sometimes it’s an idea for a business. Sometimes it’s an idea for a new hobby. Sometimes it’s an idea for a quest or an activity that you’d like to do. Having that many ideas floating around in your head can be quite stressful. […]

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The Joy and Horror of Being Really Really Busy

Thursday, July 23, 2015

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The Joy and Horror of Being Really Really Busy

Being busy is not a novel concept for most multipotentialites. I often have to say no to projects, or make plans to hang out with someone weeks out. Sometimes I take 10+ days to email people back (but I always respond). Busyness is just part of the game, and usually my productivity strategies help me manage […]

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Are You Sick of Making Zero Progress on Your Projects?

Monday, June 22, 2015

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Are You Sick of Making Zero Progress on Your Projects?

My biggest ambition is to be an author, which is why I’ve spent the last few years “writing” novels.” I say “writing” because it’s been a pretty on/off experience. One month I’ll be really into it and get really excited about the progress I’m making. The next month, I’ll forget all about it and start […]

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“Emilie, what happens if you lose interest in Puttylike?”

Monday, June 15, 2015

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“Emilie, what happens if you lose interest in Puttylike?”

Is there a danger in being invested in a project run by a multipotentialite? Possibly. After all, you never know when they might change directions. Today, I’m going to address the elephant in the room. I was recently asked the following question: “Hey Emilie, what happens if you lose interest in Puttylike one day? Are you going […]

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A Personal Note from Emilie Before the TED Flurry Hits

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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A Personal Note from Emilie Before the TED Flurry Hits

There’s this awkward thing that happens when you host a big time-sensitive project (like a sale) on your site. You need to put your marketing cap on for a while, and do the project justice by talking about it a lot. This isn’t actually painful, since you believe in what you’re selling. But in the flurry […]

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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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I’m a Multipotentialite!… Now what?

Monday, April 13, 2015

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I’m a Multipotentialite!… Now what?

It can be a huge relief to learn that you are a multipotentialite. Suddenly all of these patterns you’ve noticed in your life start making sense. You realize that you aren’t a scatterbrain or commitment-phobe, you’re something else, something good! What’s more, you aren’t alone. There are thousands of other people out there who share […]

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