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?
Articles tagged "career"
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.
If self-employment is calling to you, it’s important to get clarity about why that’s the case and how you’d like to respond. If it’s time to go, here’s how to make a detailed plan to make your entrepreneurship dreams a reality.
This question of living up to our potential comes for everyone, but it hits especially hard for those of us who live with our own and others’ expectations that we represent the communities we’re a part of at the highest possible level. Here are three steps to transform that burden into a gift.
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…
I accumulated side hustles until my head spun. I searched for my “true love” job—the one that would fulfill all of my multipotentialite needs—and found it. But the pursuit of perfection left me exhuasted. Leaving it behind changed my life.
Creating the life you want involves a lot of saying no—sometimes in ways that feel counterintuitive. Here’s how I rejected giving influential people too much power over my life, cut out obligations that I no longer found important, and retooled systems that just weren’t working anymore.
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.
I set out to assess how I was doing at living my best multipotentialite life, without letting fear take the reins. What I learned shocked me. Welcome to my diary of a month of fearless living.