Posts Tagged with "self-employment"

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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How To Grow Your Business Multipotentialite-Style

Monday, October 6, 2014

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How To Grow Your Business Multipotentialite-Style

Talk to any multipotentialite and you’ll find a serial entrepreneur lurking pretty close to the surface. When you have so many interests, running your own business is a great way to utilise your multi-talentedness. As an entrepreneur, you get to explore all kinds of stuff that you rarely have the freedom to try out as […]

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Are You Blurring the Line between Work and Play?

Monday, July 28, 2014

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Are You Blurring the Line between Work and Play?

This one is for the self-employed multipotentialites. Have you found that the line between your personal and business passions is so blurred that it’s pretty much non-existent most of the time? With a job you get to “go to work” and then “come home” from work and leave that part of yourself behind at the […]

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How To Juggle Your Interests Without Dropping Any

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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How To Juggle Your Interests Without Dropping Any

Reminder: The Multi-Passionate Must-Haves sale ends tonight, May 22 at 11:59pm PST! Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Michelle Nickolaisen. One thing the creative freelancers I help consistently struggle with is finding the time to manage multiple projects without losing momentum on any of them. Client work, marketing yourself, the administrative side of […]

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The Pop-Up Shop: an Awesome Opportunity for Multipotentialites?

Monday, April 14, 2014

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The Pop-Up Shop: an Awesome Opportunity for Multipotentialites?

Looking back, I guess I’ve always been an accidental entrepreneur. I never really set out to run my own business; I always did it to fulfill a need. It was the same when I started a craft fair. I’d been looking for a birthday present for a friend and really wanted something handmade – something […]

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How To Launch a Business or Blog When You’re Not an Expert

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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How To Launch a Business or Blog When You’re Not an Expert

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Joanna Moore. As multipotentialites, we’re always starting projects and exploring new topics. But every now and then something clicks and we want to take an interest further. We get an idea for a longer-term project like a business or a blog. You know the drill. You can’t […]

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How To Make Money as a Multipotentialite (and Looking for Case Studies for My Book)

Monday, March 10, 2014

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How To Make Money as a Multipotentialite (and Looking for Case Studies for My Book)

There’s a certain question that arises the moment you realize you’re a multipotentialite. It goes something like this: “I’m a multipod, great! But um… Now, how do I make a living?” The “work question” is almost certainly the biggest, most pressing, anxiety-inducing issue that multipotentialites face. There are an innumerable number of ways of structuring […]

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