Posts Tagged with "work"

Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

During our multipotentialite mixer the other day, someone asked me if I thought they needed to make videos for their website when they prefer writing blog posts. They had noticed that with their audience, videos perform better and get more traction than written content. We chatted back and forth. I had some thoughts about how […]

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2018 is Nearly Here! Looking Back & Looking Forward

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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2018 is Nearly Here! Looking Back & Looking Forward

Well multipotentialites, we’ve reached the end of another interesting year. That can only mean one thing: it’s time to publish one of my informal annual reviews/goal setting posts! 2017: The “Year of Rest”? When I wrote up last year’s goal-setting post, I declared 2017 to be the “year of rest.” It was an aspirational goal–one […]

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How to Grow Your Blog’s Audience

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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How to Grow Your Blog’s Audience

Hey multipotentialites! In today’s “vlog,” I answer a question that Greg asked in the forums of the Puttytribe. Greg has just started a blog and wants to know how to get more readers so he can eventually turn it into a business. Here’s my answer to Greg: Your Turn What strategies have you used to […]

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

Monday, October 9, 2017

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

A few years ago, I was contacted by some Canadian researchers who were studying “people with multiple work identities.” They wanted to interview me for their study, in order to learn about my personal experiences as well as what I’ve observed among my multipotentialite community (i.e. you guys). I jumped at the opportunity. There isn’t […]

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How to Multitask Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Monday, October 2, 2017

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How to Multitask Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Multitasking gets a bad rap. We’re told not to do it–that it’s inefficient and that it prevents us from focusing fully on anything. But what is multitasking exactly? And could it be reframed to become a helpful tool in our kit? First… Does Multitasking Even Exist? What is multitasking? The truth is that what we […]

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10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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10 Awesome Careers That Will Keep You Learning Forever

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Dara Blaine A few years ago, I took an online assessment called the Strengthsfinder 2.0. It was designed to assess — you guessed it — my biggest strengths. After answering the questions, it didn’t surprise me to see “Learner” in my top five strengths. I certainly didn’t […]

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Career Advice for My 20-Year-Old Self

Monday, June 26, 2017

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Career Advice for My 20-Year-Old Self

Note from Emilie: This post was published back in May on Thrive Global, but I’m reposting it here today because I want to share it with the Puttylike community. I originally wrote it for graduating students, as a bit of advice on starting their career journeys. But multipotentialites know that the challenges and triumphs of “graduating”—moving on, starting […]

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The 3 Ingredients All Multipotentialites Need in Their Lives to be Happy

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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The 3 Ingredients All Multipotentialites Need in Their Lives to be Happy

What makes for a happy multipotentialite life? The freedom to explore? A bunch of sparkly projects to work on? Collaboration buddies? Cash to pay for all our project accessories? Professional success? Social contribution? While doing research for my book, I interviewed about 50 multipods from the Puttylike community (thanks y’all!) who self-described as being both happy and […]

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