Posts Tagged with "goals"

5 Productivity Hacks to Help You Juggle Multiple Projects

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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5 Productivity Hacks to Help You Juggle Multiple Projects

“We should do a podcast.” “I want to start teaching.” Googles “photography as a side hustle” “Should we write a script together?” Readers, this is how I get into trouble.  There’s so much to do in life and I take massive, mouth-watering bites of it. Later, I realize I’ve bitten off more than I can […]

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When Prospective Employers Want Your Full Attention… And Also Your Soul?!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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When Prospective Employers Want Your Full Attention… And Also Your Soul?!

“We desire your undivided passion. We want all of your focus. We expect you to give everything for the role and for our business.” This is from an actual job advertisement I came across recently. I was looking for part-time work to fit in alongside my existing projects, and it felt as if every other […]

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The Infamous (Anti-)Goal-Setting Post of 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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The Infamous (Anti-)Goal-Setting Post of 2019

Hi friends! For several years now, I’ve published an annual “looking ahead at the new year” post here on Puttylike. I started calling it an anti-goal-setting post because, as time goes by, I find the traditional notion of “goals” less and less appealing and helpful for me. Instead of having specific, measurable, well-defined goals, I […]

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“Are you sure that’s a good idea?” asked a family member, doubtfully.

Monday, December 17, 2018

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“Are you sure that’s a good idea?” asked a family member, doubtfully.

I was super excited about my plan. I was going to write a book, and do software development, and share about anxiety through stand-up comedy. “Are you sure that’s a good idea?” asked a family member, doubtfully. And that was enough to utterly deflate me. One comment! And not even a harsh one—a simple question. […]

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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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My Experience with Chronic Illness

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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My Experience with Chronic Illness

I’ll be honest, I’m having a really hard time writing this post. I’ve blogged about my experiences with chronic illness a little in the past, but I’ve been wanting to share more because I think it’s important. I know chronic illness is something many other multipods struggle with. As the “resident multipotentialite” here at Puttylike […]

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