Why Some Of Us Don’t Have One True Calling

What do you want to be when you grow up? Well, if you’re not sure you want to do just one thing for the rest of your life, you’re not alone. In this illuminating talk, writer and artist Emilie Wapnick describes the kind of people she calls “multipotentialites” — who have a range of interests and jobs over one lifetime. Are you one?

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I just want to grow up.

But – in the absence of that – I think this kind of thinking is emerging as we recognize that MOST people don’t even follow one of their dreams … primarily for two reasons – the first is that most of us are taught to just ‘get on’ … the second – we live in a culture of focus focus – focus … it is wrong – but it is what happens. Me ? My Speciality is Generality : http://beyondbridges.net/2016/02/my-speciality-generality/

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