Feel All The Feels with Tim Manley, Multipotentialite

Feel All The Feels with Tim Manley, Multipotentialite

You know that rare feeling when you meet someone and instantly think: “This is destiny… We are meant to be friends”? That’s how I felt in 2007, when I moved into a Brooklyn apartment for the summer and met my roommate, Tim Manley. Tim’s an illustrator, writer, storyteller, educator, actor, performer, genius GIF maker, and […]

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Is It Time to Monetize Your Hobby? Ask Yourself These 3 Basic Questions

Is It Time to Monetize Your Hobby? Ask Yourself These 3 Basic Questions

Money isn’t everything, but it can help you get from Point A to Point B. When I was a kid, Point A was begging my parents for Littlest Pet Shop toys, which they couldn’t afford because they were busy putting food on the table. Point B was having the entire playset, complete with carrying case, […]

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Why You Need a Multipotentialite Mentor

Why You Need a Multipotentialite Mentor

My students love Emilie Wapnick. When I ask them to choose their own reading for the career prep course I teach, Emilie’s book How to Be Everything comes out on top every year. You may remember my last post, where I introduced some data about personalities and strengths from 74 of my students who identified […]

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How to Be a Newbie: Advice from the Multipotentialite Community

How to Be a Newbie: Advice from the Multipotentialite Community

Wow, what a month. Thank you, dear readers, for joining us on Puttylike for Newbie Month this April! It’s been incredible to explore the act of beginning with you—all the joys, excitement, and pitfalls of trying a new skill or starting a new project. Your Official Guide to Being a Newbie We published some great […]

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How to Conquer Self-Doubt and Do All the Things

How to Conquer Self-Doubt and Do All the Things

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the thrills and challenges of exploring new things. (YAY, EXPLORING NEW THINGS! #Multipotentialite)  ** Last year, I met a woman who told me she wanted to be a writer. “That sounds so stupid to say out loud,” she scoffed. “Writer.” I […]

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The 3 Ways My Ideas Die

The 3 Ways My Ideas Die

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the thrills and challenges of exploring new things.  ** Sometimes I grow tired of the constant hum of random failure. Most of my dreams end up as flops. I’m sure I’m not alone in this—most multipods struggle with the guilt […]

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How to Break into a New Field… When You Don’t Have the “Years of Experience”

How to Break into a New Field… When You Don’t Have the “Years of Experience”

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the joys and challenges of exploring new things. (YAY, EXPLORING NEW THINGS! #Multipotentialite)  ** “A bachelor’s degree in _____ or ______, with 1-2 years relevant experience in the field.” “A proven track record in ____ with a minimum of five years […]

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How to Deal with a Mean and Chatty Inner Critic

How to Deal with a Mean and Chatty Inner Critic

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the thrills and challenges of exploring new things. (YAY, EXPLORING NEW THINGS! #Multipotentialite)  ** No no no! That’s how I feel about it all. I have this thing inside today that is tugging me back, immobilizing me. Whether it’s house work […]

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