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How to Figure Out Your Overarching Theme — The Definitive Resource List

Monday, November 14, 2016

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How to Figure Out Your Overarching Theme — The Definitive Resource List

For many multipotentialites, the overarching theme is the holy grail. Figure out what links your interests, and you have a way to bring together your body of work, brand yourself, find a career or jobs you’ll love, and build a business you’ll never grow bored of. Unfortunately, you can’t just conjure up your overarching theme out of […]

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How To Turn Your Art into a Renaissance Business (Case Study)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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How To Turn Your Art into a Renaissance Business (Case Study)

A lot of multipotentialites are artists. It’s actually pretty rare to meet one that isn’t versed in at least one artistic medium. Some multipods view their art as a hobby, while others seek to elevate it to an income stream or even to their primary source of work. If you are going to make money […]

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The Overarching Theme Kit: a Free Quick-Start Guide to Help You Combine Many Interests in One Business

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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The Overarching Theme Kit: a Free Quick-Start Guide to Help You Combine Many Interests in One Business

A lot of people ask me whether they need a niche for their business. “Choose a niche” is popular advice these days, and easy advice to dispense. Unfortunately, it’s not very helpful for those of us who have multiple passions and can’t see ourselves focusing solely on one area. It’s true that there are some […]

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Struggling To Work Out Your Overarching Theme?

Monday, June 16, 2014

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Struggling To Work Out Your Overarching Theme?

Are you a glass half full or glass half empty kind of person? It’s the same glass of water for all of us, so it just depends on how we decide to interpret what we see. It’s all a question of perspective. It can be challenging to uncover what links together all the different strands […]

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How To Use Your Multipotentiality to Stand out from The Competition

Monday, February 10, 2014

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How To Use Your Multipotentiality to Stand out from The Competition

When you’re a creative, you have to find a way to stand out in a crowded marketplace. The arts are highly competitive and it can be tough to get your artwork seen or your music heard How can you find a way to stand out from the competition? One technique is to focus on what makes […]

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How a Varied Career Path Can Translate to Entrepreneurship

Thursday, November 28, 2013

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How a Varied Career Path Can Translate to Entrepreneurship

Does your resume look as random as your interests? Having a varied career path isn’t something to be ashamed of. Sticking to one career isn’t the only option. In fact, having a random array of jobs and skills may even help translate into the many hats of entrepreneurship, particularly if you want to run an […]

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The Myth of the “True Calling”

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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The Myth of the “True Calling”

You're six years old and the teacher asks you to share what you want to be when you grow up. An astronaut? A scientist? Superman? Maybe you have an answer for her, maybe you don't-- it doesn't matter. The whole thing is more about ritual and eliciting cute replies than anything else. "What do you want to be when you grow up?" is, after all, a fairly innocuous question... Isn't it?

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