October 2012

The Call to Adventure

A voice startles you just as you began to slide into sleep. Go, dream, seize this moment, it says.

Your mind stirs and answers sleepily, “Why? We already know what’s out there isn’t worth it. We have everything we need right here.”

Your mind is suddenly filled with a thousand possibilities. Excitement, concern and a feeling of looming uncertainty wells within you like a slowly draining battery.

“How much longer can I live like this?” you think despairingly to yourself.

Tick, tock.

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How to Get Paid to Explore the World

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Emilie Wapnick of Puttylike.

Last weekend I got paid to make art, take my dog to the farmer’s market, play the violin, brainstorm with my friends, cook a new Paleo meal, and open an investing account.

None of these activities generated income directly (well, except maybe the investing account), but they all added to my experience on this earth as a multipotentialite, which is the foundation of my business.

I’ve set up a system for myself whereby I must explore multiple fields and report back, or my business doesn’t run.

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Do you have a great idea? A great idea isn’t enough…

A Powerful Way to Start Now

Do you have a great idea that you’re passionate about?

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Why Most People are Afraid of Picking Themselves

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Kristina Villarini.

The day was pretty much as epic as it could be.

It was the end of another beautiful July in New York, and I was sitting in Seth Godin’s office with 19 other students for the first of a 3-day seminar. We were selected to join Seth and discuss education, marketing, and “unleashing your inner impresario.”

While there are not nearly enough words to express how it felt sitting in a room with someone as amazing as Seth, there are certainly enough for me to recall how I got there.

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