Multipotentialites: Are You One of Them?

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For most of my life I’ve struggled with learning a skill and sticking to it. Often, I’ll really enjoy the learning process, then once I’ve felt I’ve mastered the skill enough, I will often move onto something else. I always thought this was an issue, until I learned what it means to be a multipotentialite.

If it is your first time hearing about being a multipotentialite, or you have already heard about it, and you want to have a better understanding, this post is for you.

Those who are multipotentialites never have a one true calling. This means that they have many creative pursuits and interests in life. Unlike specialists, they thrive on mastering new skills, exploring, and learning.

No doubt, if you are a multipotentialite, you can be a problem solver and an incredible innovator. You have excellence at bringing different ideas together. Thus, you are always thirsting to try something new. Just imagine, you love photography and knitting while working as a web designer yet you also do water sports and more.

As for emerging new interests, your curiosity can lead to absorbing anything that can get your hands on. So, you can acquire new skills rapidly, while transforming it into a wealth of information.

What are the Obvious Qualities of a Multipotentialite?

If you are a multipotentialite, you are skilled in different degrees but depending on your passion. You may have plenty of qualities that go beyond your skills.

Context Thinking

Using context thinking, a multipotentialite is capable of viewing the problem’s broader implications as well as make more informed and smarter decisions. Once a multipotentialite understand the issues from different perspectives, it enhances understanding and empathy that can lead to better thought out decisions.

Do Many Things Well

Multipotentialites know exactly how they can do things well. As a result, they tend not to seek outside help. Although they might want to, still they rarely do it. Thus, their varied, unique skill-set can make them indispensable to a group or an organization.

Fast Knowledge and Skill Acquisition

Another quality of multipotentialites is they are accustomed to acquiring knowledge while jumping into new disciplines. They become skilled during the learning process. When they are tackling many subjects, they remain less intimidated when encountering new conflicts. In fact, they seldom start from scratch since they build off their last knowledge, and their skills are known to be transferable. Their passion for doing somethings fuels the self-learning process that is why they can reach an optimum level of proficiency real fast.

Idea Synthesis

Multipotentialites tend to have an ability to combine varying fields and then, create entirely new things at the intersection. Since they have plenty of fields to draw from, they have many potential intersections to discover and explore.

Are you curious who is the renowned multipotentiality throughout history? Well, Leonardo Da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton, Thomas Jefferson, Rene Descartes, and Aristotle are some these multipotentialites.

Final Thoughts

Multipotentialites always think outside the box. They embrace and utilize their multipotentiality to inspire widespread actions as well as create essential social contributions. Their abilities can be developed through practice. Thus, once they embrace their multipotentialite nature, the easier for them to harness these abilities.

So, are you one of them?