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 tagged "choices"
Is That Gut Feeling Your Intuition or a Distraction?
Intuition can be a powerful tool for multipotentialites—when properly evaluated. To work with your intuition as a guiding force rather than a detouring distraction, consider these tactics.
Dear Puttylike: Our Multipotentialite Kid is Exhausting
He is interested in absolutely everything, and his thirsty mind seems impossible to satisfy. So, how can the parents of a brilliant multipotentialite kid balance their own self-care with teaching him life skills and feeding his curiosity?
Want to Do Everything? There’s Time for That.
Multipotentialites are notorious for wanting to jump headfirst into every new interest—even though it’s physically and emotionally impossible! Here’s how to decide what to pursue, what to put on the back burner, and when to jump in.
Dear Puttylike: What Do I Do with My Life?!
A reader with a great career realizes they’re not where they want to be. The trouble is, it’s not clear what their next move should be… Neil offers tips for cultivating authentic self-knowledge and accepting the limiting nature of choice.
How to Help Your Multipotentialite Kid Make Life Choices…Without Losing It
Having gentle guidance from supportive adults can help multipotentialite young folks follow their curiosity and refine their interests. Sometimes they just need some reassurance that it will be ok to change directions in the future.