As a multi-instrumentalist, I’ve had to work hard to create a coherent professional identity for myself. I’ve struggled with balancing my different musical pursuits, and with clients and colleagues taking me less than seriously because I do many things. Sound familiar, multipotentailites?
When you’ve spent spent tons of time and mental energy embracing a multipotentialite career vision that definitely does not involve committing to any one thing, discovering your “perfect career” can really throw you off. Here are three things to keep in mind if you think you’ve found your forever job.
Much has been written about the struggles and challenges that come with being neurodivergent. But what about the positive and joyful aspects? Here’s one: I have come to recognize that many of my autistic traits overlap with the characteristics that make me a multipotentialite.
Even as multipotentialites come to appreciate the way we’re wired, we might still yearn for something to tie our lives together: a single overarching element that connects our seemingly disparate pursuits. Here’s why looking for that thread is worth it—even if you never quite find it.
So you find yourself standing on the cusp of what might become your brand new business or side-hustle. You have an idea of what you want to do, and you’re excited about doing it! There’s just that small matter of figuring out exactly how to execute your idea…
Not comparing ourselves to others is basically impossible. But a happy, fulfilled, and successful multipotentialite life is a unique thing—it’s hard to compare it against another life! Here’s how to reframe comparison altogether.
Is time your enemy or your ally? A gift, or a curse? All multipotentialites struggle with making space in our schedules for everything we want to do. Tweaking the way you experience time can help.
Want a space you love, that supports your multipotentialite passions and endeavors? Don’t wait for perfection—some quick and easy changes can bring big improvements right where you are.
Ever almost launched into a whole new life…until it started to feel all wrong? Here’s the story of an international move that just wasn’t meant to be, and how to it inspired a more multipotentialite-friendly way forward.