The chat that transpired took me on a brief trip down memory lane. That conversation stuck with me, as all good ones do. I decided to create this post as a running tab of the thoughts that come up as a result of this question. I’ll update it over time. If I had a time machine, here’s the advice I’d give to my younger self: Don’t seek security, seek randomness. In Mr. Davies’ 12th grade
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I got thinking about how I came up with some of my first ideas. For me, it was process of answering questions just like the ones below. If I dug deep enough, I’d still be able to find my early brainstorming notes filed away in Google Drive or scribbled on the inside covers of books. A funny thing happened over time. Once I had gone through the process enough times, my mind was trained
What is a Polymath? A polymath is someone who has expertise or knowledge that spans a vast number of areas. Polymaths are multi-talented, love learning, and excel in several different fields. You can liken them to a Renaissance man (or woman) in the modern day. Although the term wasn’t used until the 20th century, it’s applied to many of the great thinkers from that period. The term comes from Greek, and means “having learned
What is a Multipotentialite? Multipotentiality is a term from psychology that refers to the ability for a person to excel in multiple endeavors, careers or fields. It arose from educational research in the area of giftedness. It can also refer to the trait of having multiple interests spanning across fields or areas as opposed to being strong in just one. The opposite of a specialist, a multipotentialite is someone who has the trait of
It can be dangerous to get caught on the hamster wheel of chasing money. It’s the liberation you get from business that allows you to experience life in a richer way, whatever that means to you personally. It’s not strictly about making money. That being said, nothing motivates you like making your first sale. That feeling when you see someone has taken out their credit card and exchanged their hard-earned dollars for your creation