How to Deal With a Fear of Missing Out as a Multipotentialite

How to Deal With a Fear of Missing Out as a Multipotentialite

A couple of years ago, I offered to co-host a baby shower for a friend. Unfortunately, something else came up and I had to go out of town for a month. The other host took over, planned it all and left me off the guest list. She knew I’d be traveling, of course, but it […]

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“The slightest reminder of paths not travelled can be agonizing”

“The slightest reminder of paths not travelled can be agonizing”

Once upon a time, my parents took me to the zoo. This day is full of memories which have stuck with me ever since—the sunshine, the excitement, the ice cream… even holding hands with my dad, watching eagerly as he unfolded the map. One of the sharpest and most vivid memories is of the dolphins. […]

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The Reluctant Multipotentialite: What to Do When You Feel Like a Master of None

The Reluctant Multipotentialite: What to Do When You Feel Like a Master of None

“Life is barely long enough to get good at one thing. Be careful what you get good at.”  Thanks, Matthew McConaughey. I was happily enjoying my Sunday night, watching an episode of True Detective with a glass of cabernet, when McConaughey’s character drops this line. And it hits a little too close to home. This […]

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FLASH SALE! Get Up to 30% Off My Multipotentialite Course, Guide and Shirt!

FLASH SALE! Get Up to 30% Off My Multipotentialite Course, Guide and Shirt!

Hi multipotentialite friends! The summer is coming to an end and I know many of us multipods feel a burst of creative energy when fall hits. I’ve decided to run a super sweet sale here on Puttylike this week to sort of honour the changing of seasons and provide you all with a bit of […]

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Why You Should Do Something Badly Today!

Why You Should Do Something Badly Today!

“If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.” – G. K. Chesterton Last week I was overcome with paralyzing guilt after slightly miscooking a sausage sandwich. Don’t worry—the sandwich was delicious. But even as I was putting it together, a critical internal voice was opining that the pan had been too hot, […]

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How to Start Your Own Multipotentialite Mastermind Group

How to Start Your Own Multipotentialite Mastermind Group

“Hey, what do you think of this email?” I ask someone in a Slack chat. I copy and paste the reply I want to send to a potential new client. Is it too pushy or not pushy enough, I wonder, and is the rate reasonable?  Within seconds, I get feedback from three other creative professionals […]

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I Created My Own Job Description. You Can, Too.

I Created My Own Job Description. You Can, Too.

There are times when it’s frustrating to be a multipotentialite in a traditional work setting. We tend to crave variety and many times that means we want to get involved in projects outside our job description or department. In these moments, it can be challenging to articulate to our managers or mentors how our variety […]

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

Hey guys, It’s Emilie. So, it’s been a minute since I’ve written a real article here on Puttylike. Life has been a bit of a roller coaster these last few months. I’m okay. I do miss writing to you though, so I thought I’d share an update. This has been a summer of highs and […]

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