Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 14

Richard Branson and Career ADD

As a former Founder and CEO of an international children’s art franchise, KidzArt, and someone who was undiagnosed with ADD until 2008, I now understand how important it is to acknowledge my limitations and celebrate my gifts.  I knew I was different and challenged in some very specific areas, but did not have a clue …

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Mar 14

Your Ideal Career, Distractions and Career ADD

Is It Me or My Job That’s Making Me Crazy? >Distractions of any kind can derail us…right? Couple those distractions Career ADD or living a Career ADD Lifestyle and it’s easy to see why you might be meandering down the wrong path. How many of us are switching activities multiple times throughout the day, and …

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Mar 14

EIGHT THINGS YOU MUST DO WHEN YOU HAVE CAREER ADD

Those of us with Career ADD have special challenges that are necessary to address if we are to live well and find Career Happiness.  I consider these things “must dos.”  I have heard many folks talk about these things in career counseling and I want to summarize what I’ve found to be true over the …

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Mar 14

CONSISTENCY AND CAREER HAPPINESS: The Cost of a Lapse

bullseye, career consistency

As I sit here today, I realize that I have not written a blog post or article for several weeks.  Although this may seem insignificant to many of you who are reading career-related articles daily, I have personally paid a price.  Being human, I understand that uncommon results come from doing the common thing over …

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Mar 14

DO CAREER ASSESSMENTS LEAD TO CAREER HAPPINESS?

Evaluation Image, Career Assessments

When I first began my career as a Career Counselor, I remember attending a conference for our profession held in Sacramento close to 20 years ago.  One of the workshops was a debate on both sides of the effectiveness of career assessments v. self-assessment and introspection. While I have taken and given many assessments, I …

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Mar 14

CAREER ASSESSMENTS AND CAREER HAPPINESS II: Connecting the Dots

Career happiness

I recently wrote on Career Assessments and Career Happiness.  In it I explained that the trouble with many of these assessments are that there is no personal involvement or inner process that involve an individual seeking guidance in the results other than checking yes or no to a question – or another limited response. I …

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Mar 14

CAREER ADD AFFLICTION NO. ONE

overwhelmed image, career ADHD

On my website at www.passiontocareer.com I used to list Eleven Afflictions of Career ADD.  Truth be told, told there are several more.  However, these are the afflictions that quite naturally came up for me as I pondered my own ADD issues related to my career life. In my next few blog posts, I hope to …

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