Posts Tagged with "taking action"

Why “Success” is an Unhelpful Idea and How to Really Flourish as a Multipotentialite

Sunday, November 5, 2017

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Why “Success” is an Unhelpful Idea and How to Really Flourish as a Multipotentialite

Words like “success” and “failure” have never meant much to me. Other people seem to care a great deal about these words, but I don’t really know what they mean. They seem so abstract and subjective. There are examples you can point to and say: “that person’s clearly a success!” Someone who’s career has taken […]

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Does Sharing Your Goals Sabotage Your Chances of Success?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Does Sharing Your Goals Sabotage Your Chances of Success?

You’re at a party and a friend asks what you’ve been up to. Unable to tone down your enthusiasm, you dive in and tell them about your new project: a murder-mystery-in-a-box game that you’re creating! “WOW!” They say, “Tell me more…” You go on for a while, describing the difference scenarios and characters… You omit […]

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Filling the Gap After a Big Project Ends

Sunday, August 6, 2017

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Filling the Gap After a Big Project Ends

Usually I stay away from writing directly about myself, but today I want to share a little of what’s happening in my life. Right now, I’m getting close to the end of a big project: my second book (and first novel) is nearly complete! (In case you’re curious, it’s a fantastical, humorous adventure set in […]

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The SINGLE, GREATEST Piece of Advice for Multipotentialites

Monday, June 5, 2017

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The SINGLE, GREATEST Piece of Advice for Multipotentialites

Note from Emilie: This post is a collaboration with some of the awesome multipotentialites in the Puttytribe. I’ve been doing a lot of interviews lately to help spread the word about my new book. As you may know, interviews contain a lot of questions! I’ve gotten some great ones, most of which I feel comfortable answering. […]

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“Should I Add This Project to My Life?” (Here’s a Simple Flow Chart to Help You Decide)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

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“Should I Add This Project to My Life?” (Here’s a Simple Flow Chart to Help You Decide)

Have you ever had a brilliant idea for a project you’d like to start? Or maybe there’s a project that has been nagging at you for a while, but that you just haven’t had time to focus on? I’m sure you’ve experienced this. You’re a multipotentialite! I was walking home in the hot sun the other day, […]

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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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An Uncommon Tool to Help with Tricky Decisions

Monday, May 9, 2016

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An Uncommon Tool to Help with Tricky Decisions

Do you have a hard time making decisions? Could you use some guidance navigating your many passions and projects? Have you ever tried tarot? — hold up. Tarot? You heard me right. When Michelle and I were thinking about who we wanted to be a part of this year’s Multi-Passionate Must-Haves, there was a name popped immediately into […]

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3 Things I Didn’t Have Time to Say in My TED Talk

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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3 Things I Didn’t Have Time to Say in My TED Talk

First of all, a warm hello to all of the new multipotentialites who have joined us here at Puttylike in the last few days. My heart has been in a state of perpetual explosion, as hundreds of emails, tweets, and messages have rolled in. Thank you for sharing your stories with me. What an honour. […]

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