Posts Tagged with "work"

How to Change Your Life with One Small Move

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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How to Change Your Life with One Small Move

Recently, the principles of Feng Shui—an ancient Chinese art which advocates a system of placement within a space to harmonize various energies—became incredibly important to me. (By sheer coincidence, there was an unpleasant job I didn’t want to do, and spending the afternoon rearranging my office seemed preferable.) After some time browsing Feng Shui websites, […]

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How to Recover After a Setback

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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How to Recover After a Setback

This year I’ve experienced a constant stream of setbacks, of varying degrees of seriousness: minor administrative life hassle, major family tragedy, missed career opportunities, painful emotional entanglements, idiotic breakages, unexpected financial demands. At times, it’s felt as if the universe was sending me regular doses of deliberate punishment. Each problem on its own wouldn’t be […]

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Announcing a New Course on Building a Multipotentialite-Friendly Career!

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Announcing a New Course on Building a Multipotentialite-Friendly Career!

Are you one of those multipotentialites who's super proud to be a multipod, but hasn't quite figured out how to make it work in a real, practical, financially sustainable, way? Check out my new course: Work Your Work! A Crash Course on Building a Multipotentialite-Friendly Career. It comes out Tuesday, October 30.

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How to Write a Resume When Yours Doesn’t Make Sense

Monday, July 16, 2018

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How to Write a Resume When Yours Doesn’t Make Sense

I loathe writing resumes. Everything about it bothers me: the tediousness, the constricting feeling, the frustration of not being able to express myself… It’s a truly awful way to spend time. I’m comforted that I’m not alone in this hatred for resumes. I’ve heard many multipotentialites complain that it’s a tremendous point of pain for […]

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How to Find Your Purpose When What You Do…Is “Everything”?

Monday, April 30, 2018

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How to Find Your Purpose When What You Do…Is “Everything”?

Hey guys, it’s Emilie. A quick note before we get on with today’s fantastic guest post. I tend to shy away from discussions about “purpose.” The word is so often used in a narrow, restrictive, singular sense (i.e. her purpose is to be a pilot, his purpose is to be a playwright, etc.) The conventional […]

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The Struggle to Find a Balance Between Freedom and Security

Monday, April 9, 2018

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The Struggle to Find a Balance Between Freedom and Security

When I’m writing for Puttylike, in the back of my mind I carry two principles which I hope help me to share something of value to the community. First, I try not to talk about myself too much (after all, this isn’t a personal blog!) and I aim to have an answer – even an […]

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My Job Looks Great on Paper, so Why Doesn’t It Feel Right?

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

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My Job Looks Great on Paper, so Why Doesn’t It Feel Right?

Have you ever had a job that seems perfect and checks all of the boxes, but just doesn’t excite you, for whatever reason? In today’s vlog, I reply to a post Jens made in the Puttytribe forums a few days ago. Jens has been offered a new job opportunity that should give him more of […]

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Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Why You Should Listen to Yourself and Do What You Want to Do

During our multipotentialite mixer the other day, someone asked me if I thought they needed to make videos for their website when they prefer writing blog posts. They had noticed that with their audience, videos perform better and get more traction than written content. We chatted back and forth. I had some thoughts about how […]

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