Posts Tagged with "work"

Why “Stick to What You’re Good at” is Bad Advice

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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Why “Stick to What You’re Good at” is Bad Advice

What happens if the thing you're known for being good at isn't the thing you're passionate about? As an adult, exploring your interests—especially the ones you "aren’t good at"—is a radical act.

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When You Find Your Unicorn Job but Can’t Get Past the Gatekeepers

Monday, February 17, 2020

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When You Find Your Unicorn Job but Can’t Get Past the Gatekeepers

It was time to panic. After nearly a year of effort, I had nothing to show for it. My dream job—the unicorn I was chasing—had slipped out of my grasp once more. Exhausted, I persevered, hoping that somewhere there was one more unicorn to be found. Surely if I kept going I’d impress the right […]

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Ask Emilie Wapnick Your Burning Multipotentialite Questions!

Monday, February 3, 2020

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Ask Emilie Wapnick Your Burning Multipotentialite Questions!

Hey friends! It’s Emilie. Today I have a question for you: As a multipotentialite, what have you been wondering about or struggling with? I’m thinking about trying something new over the coming months: a series of free, live webinars where I tackle some of your biggest issues, fears, and challenges. I’m not sure exactly what […]

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I Created My Own Job Description. You Can, Too.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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I Created My Own Job Description. You Can, Too.

There are times when it’s frustrating to be a multipotentialite in a traditional work setting. We tend to crave variety and many times that means we want to get involved in projects outside our job description or department. In these moments, it can be challenging to articulate to our managers or mentors how our variety […]

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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A Mid-Year Check-In from Emilie: People, Projects, and Life

Hey guys, It’s Emilie. So, it’s been a minute since I’ve written a real article here on Puttylike. Life has been a bit of a roller coaster these last few months. I’m okay. I do miss writing to you though, so I thought I’d share an update. This has been a summer of highs and […]

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Feel All The Feels with Tim Manley, Multipotentialite

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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Feel All The Feels with Tim Manley, Multipotentialite

You know that rare feeling when you meet someone and instantly think: “This is destiny… We are meant to be friends”? That’s how I felt in 2007, when I moved into a Brooklyn apartment for the summer and met my roommate, Tim Manley. Tim’s an illustrator, writer, storyteller, educator, actor, performer, genius GIF maker, and […]

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How to Break into a New Field… When You Don’t Have the “Years of Experience”

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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How to Break into a New Field… When You Don’t Have the “Years of Experience”

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the joys and challenges of exploring new things. (YAY, EXPLORING NEW THINGS! #Multipotentialite)  ** “A bachelor’s degree in _____ or ______, with 1-2 years relevant experience in the field.” “A proven track record in ____ with a minimum of five years […]

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How Physics! Can Help You Find the Perfect Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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How Physics! Can Help You Find the Perfect Work-Life Balance

Last week, we explored the balance between work and play, and dug into some of the feelings and motivations that lead to an unhealthy balance. But what’s the end goal? What would a balanced life look like? And how we might rebalance it when it becomes skewed? Forget About Identity To even begin answering this […]

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