Help! I’m an academic who’s been invited to pursue a PhD, but my interests and talents are too wide-ranging and diffuse. I have no idea how to start narrowing down an area of focus for my doctorate.
Articles in the category "Education"
A multipotentialite graduate student has been feeling bored by their course of study, and there’s no end in sight! Is quitting an option?
“I’m sure it’s not that bad,” a friend says when I say my poetry is awful. I appreciate it. But why are we so afraid of being bad at things in the first place?
Bo Grove is a multipotentialite teenager whose TED talk is an amazing testament to learning and the value of failing. We asked him about his fascinating brain.
For a lot of multipotentialites, libraries are heaven on earth. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your magical library time.
Here’s my 80/20 for mutipotentialites: mastering a skill up to 80% ability takes about 20% of the effort.
The super power of applying concepts and techniques to other areas.
“I dove in with such vigor, only to be met with a very slow-paced, rote teaching style.”
Self-directedness, comfort with discomfort, pattern-spotting and self-knowledge are four cognitive and emotional skills that can dramatically increase your ability to thrive as a multipod.