About Emilie Wapnick
Does the idea of having just “one true calling” seem a little too limited for you?
Do you find yourself being drawn to a variety of different career options?
You might be a multipotentialite!
In her last year of law school, when she decided that she didn’t want to become a lawyer, Emilie Wapnick began studying entrepreneurship. Frustrated by her own inability to settle on a single “calling”, she founded Puttylike as an online resource and community for multipotentialites like herself. She’s even delivered a TEDx talk on the subject!
On one side you’ve got the sequential multipotentialite, someone who moves through their interests one at a time and then at the other end of the spectrum you’ve got the person with 20 different things on their plate. And you can exist anywhere along this spectrum.
Emilie believes that multipotentialites have the responsibility to innovate and may even hold the key to solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
With the power to combine multiple disciplines, learn rapidly, to adapt and to innovate, multipotentialites are definitely in a great position to take on the challenge!
What You Will Learn
- Why it’s ok to have multiple callings. You’re not alone AND there’s a name for it!
- We’ll walk through the 4 commonly-used models that have worked for people who lead fulfilling multipotentialite careers and can still pay their bills!
- The three main characteristics of multipotentialites, and how each of these applies in a successful multi-career life.
Relevant Links and Resources
Emilie’s TEDx talk
For more information on discovering your strengths and skills and then finding work that fits!:
- The HTYC Mindset: Identify the Results You Want First!
- HTYC 049 The Magic of Motion with Ritchie Norton
- HTYC 054 Revolutionize Your Career with CK Bray
- HTYC 061 How to Approach Your Career Scientifically with Adarsh Pandit
- HTYC 062 Merging Identities as Part of Your Career Transition with Chris Wilson
- HTYC 064 Passion Project to Dream Job with Mark McClung
- HTYC 069 It’s Now or Never with Doc Kennedy
- HTYC 071 Get Intentional, Get Results with Olivia Gamber
- HTYC 074 Fear Means “Go!” with Greg Faxon
- HTYC 088 Opportunities Are Where You Create Them with Greg Rollett
- HTYC 093 Practicing Incremental Bravery with Grant Baldwin
- HTYC 094 Stepping into the Right Roles with Michael Port
- HTYC 097 What Makes You Weird Can Make You Great with Danielle Watson
Also mentioned in the episode:
Jon D. Harrison’s Video Game-themed Leadership and Success Training
Get in touch with Emilie!
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