Posts Tagged with "work"

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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2018 is Nearly Here! Looking Back & Looking Forward

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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2018 is Nearly Here! Looking Back & Looking Forward

Well multipotentialites, we’ve reached the end of another interesting year. That can only mean one thing: it’s time to publish one of my informal annual reviews/goal setting posts! 2017: The “Year of Rest”? When I wrote up last year’s goal-setting post, I declared 2017 to be the “year of rest.” It was an aspirational goal–one […]

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How to Grow Your Blog’s Audience

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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How to Grow Your Blog’s Audience

Hey multipotentialites! In today’s “vlog,” I answer a question that Greg asked in the forums of the Puttytribe. Greg has just started a blog and wants to know how to get more readers so he can eventually turn it into a business. Here’s my answer to Greg: Your Turn What strategies have you used to […]

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

Monday, October 9, 2017

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The Science of Being an Authentic Multipotentialite

A few years ago, I was contacted by some Canadian researchers who were studying “people with multiple work identities.” They wanted to interview me for their study, in order to learn about my personal experiences as well as what I’ve observed among my multipotentialite community (i.e. you guys). I jumped at the opportunity. There isn’t […]

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How to Multitask Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Monday, October 2, 2017

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How to Multitask Effectively as a Multipotentialite

Multitasking gets a bad rap. We’re told not to do it–that it’s inefficient and that it prevents us from focusing fully on anything. But what is multitasking exactly? And could it be reframed to become a helpful tool in our kit? First… Does Multitasking Even Exist? What is multitasking? The truth is that what we […]

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