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?
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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.
You’ve got a book in you, but how will you get it out into the world? The choice between traditional publishing and self-publishing can be confusing to navigate. Here are 7 questions to get clarity on your decision.
Has the grind of daily life pushed your projects and passions onto the back burner? It happens to the best of us! Here’s a tool to get back to yourself and make progress on the things that really matter.
As people who are balancing many passions and projects, multipotentialites need to organize their lives differently than others. But what happens when a well-loved system of organization starts to bend under pressure?
When learning something complex, it can feel like the goalposts escape you as new areas of knowledge open up. Planning and persistence are key to avoiding overwhelm—so is knowing when to pivot.
If you find your multipotentialite mind is always stuck at 11, and you’re taking all your passions way too seriously, take a lesson from jazz and loosen up. Levity is self-care.
You know what’s fun? Things I used to enjoy. Sometimes we leave an interest behind because we desperately need change. But coming back to an old passion is both refreshing and comforting.
The case for creating your own super-secret lab has nothing to do with shyness. It’s all about the freedom and flexibility of working on your own terms.