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What to do if you are multi-passionate

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Bec Mackey

Having multiple passions and interests is often seen as a negative trait when we are expected to finesse our skills and streamline our careers. But here is how to embrace various passions to get something started.

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Last year I attended the Big Hearted Business conference in Melbourne, and it’s not an exaggeration to say it changed my life. It was full of inspiration, but also practical advice on the business of being creative. There was a lot of discussion about being an ambitious creative person and the difficulties that can come with that. One thing that came up again and again was the idea of being multi-passionate.

About the author

Bec Mackey is a writer, teacher and producer of screen-related things. She utilises a decade of experience in the business sides of media and arts to help creative people fund and promote their work in ways that work for them.

Bec writes about funding, promotion, creative careers and life on her website, Brightside Creatives. Follow her on Instagram at