Shell

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Date registered: January 31, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Career Uncertainty (Certainty) in Today’s Climate — April 10, 2017
  2. How to Love Your Means-to-an-End Job — July 5, 2016
  3. Why I Love to Lose A Client — April 28, 2016
  4. You Are Not the Boss of Me … or Are You? — July 14, 2015
  5. Life/Work Planning – Revisited or How the Pieces of My Life Fit Together to Create An Awesome Career — June 23, 2015

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Apr 10

Career Uncertainty (Certainty) in Today’s Climate

finding career passion

Disclaimer: This is not a political article. It is an article of hope and clarity. How many times have you heard stories about folks who thrive during the darkest times in our history – 2008 economic crash perhaps comes to mind. There were companies and individuals who lost their shirts. Then there were individuals and …

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Jul 05

How to Love Your Means-to-an-End Job

gratitude rocks, stories of gratitude

In my twenties I worked for a large corporation in San Francisco as a legal secretary. Imagine, if you will, an off-the-chart, inattentive ADDer doing this job in the first place. This is a job that requires organizational skills, minimal ego, ability to take direction with a smile, learn new processes and technology, whether I …

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Apr 28

Why I Love to Lose A Client

Shell Mendelson photo

Before you read this, you might be wondering what the heck I mean by why I love losing clients. There is a caveat – and a big one. Let me explain. There are certain kinds of clients that I love to work with – those that are unconditionally Ready to receive a specific type of …

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Jul 14

You Are Not the Boss of Me … or Are You?

Confrontational Woman's Imagem

How to Shift the ‘Attitude” and Have More Fun In Your Job In my twenties I worked for a big corporation as a legal secretary. Now imagine an off-the-chart ADDer doing this job in the first place. After being shuffled around the legal department to various attorneys who the company thought I could work with, …

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Jun 23

Life/Work Planning – Revisited or How the Pieces of My Life Fit Together to Create An Awesome Career

Puzzle pieces

When I first trained with Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute, back in 1991, I was introduced to the concept of Life/Work Planning.   I put the term to rest many years ago.  Now I want to pull it back out of my mind closet, and talk about the piece that has …

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May 08

Effortless Workplace Management with ADHD

easy keyboard image,

Traditional office workplace environments can pose quite the challenge for those of us who deal with ADHD. There’s a ton of stimuli being thrown at you at any given time, and it’s your responsibility to prioritize and maximize your workload efficiency. Sounds like a nightmare for someone who has problems maintaining concentration, right? Well, there …

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May 08

Excel In Career and Life with ADHD

A Few Career Fields of Fascination that Can Be Magical To Us Some of our peers in the workplace may view ADD/ADHD as a curse, placing us at a disadvantage because we may not always methodically perform otherwise menial tasks.  Depending on the career path, though, some may say the opposite: that ADHD can be …

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May 04

The Focus Blueprint – What’s Yours?

magnifying glass image, ADD and career

What is really important to Focus on these days?  Why is Focus critical to Our Purpose and Our Livelihoods?  Are we chasing so many shiny objects that we accomplish nothing or very little in the way of navigating new pathways, frontiers and connections that lead us to joyful, happy work that makes a real difference …

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Feb 25

Career Coaching for ADHDers v. Traditional Career Coaching

career coaching

Why ADHD-Specific Career Coaching Is Vital  While the value of career coaching is underestimated in our society, the need for it is vital to anyone who is not clearly focused on a direction that resonates with the heart.  That would be something like 70-80% of the world’s population, according to any statistic on the working population unhappy …

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Dec 16

Why ADHD Entrepreneurs Rock and Tips to Stay Focused

In a world of entrepreneurs launching products and services daily, there are certain characteristics that will separate those inspired to “take no prisoners,” and those who fall off the wagon before the wagon even begins to roll.

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