Posts Tagged with "show yourself"

So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Monday, July 11, 2016

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So I’m A Multipotentialite… What Now?!

Congratulations! You’re a multipotentialite! At least, I expect you are, because you’re reading this article. Maybe you’re not sure. In that case, I’d like to remind you that there’s no barrier to entry. You don’t have to have a bizarre combination of jobs, you don’t have to speak multiple languages, you don’t have to do anything in […]

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“I saw it as the one defining principle of my life that kept me from achieving greatness.”

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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“I saw it as the one defining principle of my life that kept me from achieving greatness.”

I occasionally receive an email that I think would be helpful to share with the community. I’m honestly a little nervous about sharing this one because, well, Mike says some really nice things about my work, and I don’t want this to come across as me posting a testimonial or bragging… I’m, of course, super appreciative for his kind words. […]

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“Be Curious. Stay Curious.”

Monday, May 16, 2016

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“Be Curious. Stay Curious.”

You guys are in for a treat today. I was lucky enough to get to talk with the brilliant Amy Ng of Pikaland. Amy is a self-taught illustrator, entrepreneur, adjunct professor, and creativity genius (among other things). Some topics we touch on: Combining your many interests to put something unique out into the world. Whether you need to be an […]

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A Bad Case of Imposter Syndrome

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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A Bad Case of Imposter Syndrome

Sometimes I will get a hankering in my heart to write a blog post. Usually I’ll have a topic in mind, but not always. Sometimes I’ll just want to connect with my peeps and express myself– to see and be seen. I’ve been feeling that pull lately. I’ve also been feeling a great deal of […]

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Do You Have One Why or Many Whys?

Friday, October 2, 2015

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Do You Have One Why or Many Whys?

A few weeks ago, my friend, Jeff asked me what my “Why” is. We’ve talked a lot about Whys here at Puttylike. They’re kind of like personal overarching themes; the force that draws you to your various interests. Maybe your Why has to do with empowering people who lack a voice, and that has led you to […]

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How 5 years of Puttylike has changed my life

Monday, September 21, 2015

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How 5 years of Puttylike has changed my life

Puttylike is now five years old, and I’m a little stunned. The time flew by, yet so much has changed. I was 26 when I launched this site, and I’m 31 now. The late twenties tend to be significant for most people, and they certainly have been for me. They also happen to coincide with Puttylike’s […]

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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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Why It’s Good To Be A Multipotentialite

Monday, March 23, 2015

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Why It’s Good To Be A Multipotentialite

Many of us found Puttylike after struggling for years with our multipotentiality, though back then we didn’t know that’s what it was called. We just knew that society wanted us to stick to one path but that, no matter how hard we tried, we could never quite do that. At first being a scanner seems […]

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