Posts Tagged with "scanners"

How to Avoid Identity Crises When You’re a Scanner

Monday, July 11, 2011

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How to Avoid Identity Crises When You’re a Scanner

I just finished outlining the A, B and C storylines of my Bored to Death spec. (I always feel such relief once I’ve figured out my plot. Before that point, it’s scary. You worry that a great story idea will never arrive. But once a good story flies into your head and you work through […]

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The Fine Art of Bringing Together Unrelated Ideas

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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The Fine Art of Bringing Together Unrelated Ideas

I get off on synthesizing ideas. How’s that for nerdy? I think my passion for bringing disparate ideas together started back in undergrad when I needed thesis statements for my essays. I learned very quickly that cramming too many unrelated ideas and examples into your paper = bad grade. My attempts at writing essays on […]

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SLASHERS UNITE!!!!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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SLASHERS UNITE!!!!

You may have seen Mars Dorian’s post yesterday about how “slashers” (those who describe themselves using many labels– i.e. MULTIPOTENTIALITES) are screwing themselves out of a career. I tried to bite my tongue– I really did. But you guys just kept cc’ing me!! Heh

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The Single Most Valuable Thing I’ve Learned in the Last Year

Monday, March 14, 2011

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The Single Most Valuable Thing I’ve Learned in the Last Year

Okay, I’m going to be upfront right now. Today’s post is both a blog post and a pitch. Yes, I plan on handing over the gold nugget– that little peace of wisdom that changed the way I structure my life. But this is also a pitch… for me. *** Is it possible to spend your […]

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10 Ways to Find Your True Passions – Episode 4 of Undeclared for Life

Thursday, March 10, 2011

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10 Ways to Find Your True Passions – Episode 4 of Undeclared for Life

Have you ever taken one of those career-placement tests? You know, the ones that supposedly assess your strengths and interests, apply a mathematical formula, and spit out your ideal job? How did that work out for you? …Yeah, that’s what I thought. Multipotentialites don’t have “one true passion”, we just don’t. In fact, some of […]

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Episode #3 of Undeclared for Life: What’s the Ideal Lifestyle for a Scanner?

Thursday, March 3, 2011

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Episode #3 of Undeclared for Life: What’s the Ideal Lifestyle for a Scanner?

[podcast]http://puttylike.com/podcast/UndeclaredForLife_EP03.mp3[/podcast] In Today’s Episode… What is lifestyle design and how can multipotentialites use it to craft their dream lives? Some activities in your day will generate revenue (leverage those) and others won’t, but everything you do should be fun. The two things that make for a happy scanner: A life that integrates all current interests. […]

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Episode #2 of Undeclared for Life: What Would Da Vinci Call Us?

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Episode #2 of Undeclared for Life: What Would Da Vinci Call Us?

[podcast]http://puttylike.com/podcast/UndeclaredForLife_EP02.mp3[/podcast] Hi guys, here’s episode 2 of the podcast. We decided that from now on we will be releasing a new episode every Thursday. That’s right, UFL will now be a weekly show. Make sure to Subscribe on iTunes or RSS, so that you don’t miss out on any future episodes. In Today’s Episode… How […]

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Episode #1 of Undeclared for Life: What’s Wrong with Me?!

Monday, February 14, 2011

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Episode #1 of Undeclared for Life: What’s Wrong with Me?!

[podcast]http://puttylike.com/podcast/UndeclaredForLife_EP01.mp3[/podcast] We did it! Today I present to you the very first episode of Undeclared for Life. This project has been in the works for a while now and I’m super excited to finally launch it! Future episodes will be released on Mondays, every other week. Please subscribe on iTunes or RSS and all future […]

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