Posts Tagged with "community"

Here’s What Happens When 100 Multipotentialites Get Together for 4 Days

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Here’s What Happens When 100 Multipotentialites Get Together for 4 Days

Maybe you already heard: this past week, we had an incredible “Multipotentialite Meeting of the Minds” in Portland, Oregon. One hundred people from several continents made their way to a beautiful local community center called Taborspace, where we hosted our first-ever Everything Conference (also known as ETC). It was a brand-new, participant-driven event; it was bold and […]

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The Reluctant Multipotentialite: What to Do When You Feel Like a Master of None

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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The Reluctant Multipotentialite: What to Do When You Feel Like a Master of None

“Life is barely long enough to get good at one thing. Be careful what you get good at.”  Thanks, Matthew McConaughey. I was happily enjoying my Sunday night, watching an episode of True Detective with a glass of cabernet, when McConaughey’s character drops this line. And it hits a little too close to home. This […]

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How to Start Your Own Multipotentialite Mastermind Group

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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How to Start Your Own Multipotentialite Mastermind Group

“Hey, what do you think of this email?” I ask someone in a Slack chat. I copy and paste the reply I want to send to a potential new client. Is it too pushy or not pushy enough, I wonder, and is the rate reasonable?  Within seconds, I get feedback from three other creative professionals […]

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Why You Need a Multipotentialite Mentor

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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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

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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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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What Did Our Community of Multipotentialites Get up to in 2018?

Monday, December 10, 2018

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What Did Our Community of Multipotentialites Get up to in 2018?

Ho ho ho! ‘Tis Emilie here. Anyone who knows me knows how much I LOVE the holiday season. But it’s not just the cheer and food and music and family and friends. I also like looking back and reflecting on the last twelve months. I usually publish an annual review on Puttylike–and I’ll be getting […]

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How to Use “The Immersive Approach” to Make Big Progress on a Project

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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How to Use “The Immersive Approach” to Make Big Progress on a Project

Three years ago, I found myself committing to something kind of ridiculous. I’m a writer–but I’d been struggling to finish short, 1000-word articles, and I hadn’t written a word of fiction in the previous three years. I tried to schedule specific times to focus and get stuff on paper, but other things (work duties, social […]

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How to Find a Role Model as a Multipotentialite

Monday, October 15, 2018

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How to Find a Role Model as a Multipotentialite

A role model is exactly what it sounds like: someone who fits a role that you’d like to model. If you want to be an actor, your role model might be Dev Patel. If you want to be a media mogul, your role model might be Oprah. The problem is, when you fit multiple roles, […]

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