3 Traits Every Multipotentialite Shares

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While most people typically follow a traditional path – go to college, get a job then work until retirement, multipotentialites are different in that they actively carve their own. They don’t necessarily have one true calling unlike people who discover their vocation early on. They try different things, start passion projects and leverage what they learn in order to reach success. Because they go against the grain, they tend to face more challenges in their quest for fulfillment.

Traits every multipotentialite shares

Being one myself, I’ve been around a lot of other multipotentialites and I’ve noticed some commonalities among us. Each one of us is unique in our talents, gifts and creative pursuits, but something connects us all. I’ve boiled it down to the 3 traits every multipotentialite shares in the inforgraphic below:

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26 Comments

  1. Oh wow! I had never heard of the word multipotentialite before, but it describes me exactly! It doesn’t make life easy though as I’m pretty much always feeling both overwhelmed by the number of projects I have on the go and disappointed at the number of things I wish I could fit into my life!

    • Hey Fiona,

      Welcome to the club! I used to feel that way, but I promise you’ll learn how to manage your time and be more productive as you go 🙂

  2. Wow! This post hits the nail on the head! It’s true for sure that so many people these days don’t see themselves doing that one thing forever but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s good to experiment to find what you truly love!

    • I totally agree! You learn so much about yourself and you refine your vision with each experience.

  3. Love this! I know I’m technically not considered a millennial but all these traits are so me !!!! Hence my full time RV living !!! Ty for sharing this ❤️

  4. Honestly the term multipotentialite is itself new for me, but this is such an interesting post and I think I could relate my husband on this as he is in to so many things. His interests are wide for sure and I always admire how he handles everything so easily!

  5. Never heard the term multipotentialite before. But right now, have too many things on my platter as I’m really feeling difficult to manage between work and life!

    • Hey Ana, I know the feeling trust me. I’m never not juggling a bunch of different things at once. I wrote one or two posts about productivity and time management, if you’d like to take a look 🙂

  6. I’ve never heard of this before- quite an interesting idea and I love your infographic! I’m not a multipotentialite- I’m an “outgoing introvert” is what I think I learned last year. Thank you for sharing something I truly didn’t know!

  7. Love it! <3 I only discovered I was a multipotentialite this past year. For the longest time I thought I was just not able to commit to anything because I'd get so passionate about something and then get bored. It's more fun to do a lot of different things! 😀

    Thanks for sharing <3

  8. I have never heard of this term before! But that what I am. Ha! I always thought I was only good at one thing and saw myself only pursuing music. Then I discovered musical theatre and was interested in Broadway, then opera, back to broadway, and now I have a 2 music degrees and a career in social media and blogging. Ha! I am all over the place and I love it! The fact that I have an office now, actually scares me a little. So permanent! 😛 Thanks for sharing this! I’m so excited that I have discovered my multipotentialite-ity. 😛

    xoxo Lauren I Glitter & Grandeur

    • Haha, I know what you mean about the permanence of the office – which is why I always try to work from anywhere. I love it Lauren! You’re doing so much and it’s good to meet other multipotentialites 🙂

  9. I love the word multipotentialite. I have not heard of it but I can totally relate. You nailed this one! I belong to this category. ❤️

  10. Thanks for sharing this list! I’m currently a teacher and wish that I wanted to teach forever, but I feel like I would be missing out on so many other opportunities. Sometimes that makes me feel guilty, but learning about multipotentialites from you has been really helpful. It’s a part of my identity that I’m excited to explore!

  11. Looks like I’m late to the party, but… So. Much. Yes. I struggled to choose a major in college for this very reason. There is SO much I want to learn about a do. I love this fancy word to describe it.

    • Hehe, welcome to the club! The challenge is really in figuring out how to merge all these interests together. It’s hard, but it’s definitely not impossible!

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