Category: ADD and rebellious on the job

Aug 21

The Career and Business Cobbler

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By now, most everyone knows that retirement from one company in which you start, work your way up, and end up retired with the Golden Parachute no longer exists.  Besides, if you’re an ADDer like me, you would not have the patience to stick with anything that long – at least working for someone else. …

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Oct 31

The Entrepreneurial ADDer – The Ultimate Freedom

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So the elephant in the room is that most of my clients with ADD seem to end up creating a business that capitalizes on their authentic gifts in an entrepreneurial capacity. I have to admit that I have likely been dancing around this fact because I don’t want to give the impression that if you …

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Oct 15

Synchronicity and Career ADD

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A few weeks ago I received an email from the “Twilight Zone.”   It read, “Are you the Shelley Mendelson I met in Europe in 1980?  Actually it was 1981, but I digress.  In fact, he was a friend that I had gotten to know while traveling and living in California and came up to visit …

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Sep 16

Nine Essential Career ADD Strategies

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I am reposting this article as a reminder to fall in love with the work you do and make it a priority! 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 …

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Aug 27

Understand Your Value at Work with ADD

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In my practice, I often hear, “I do the work of three people and no one understands what I do.”  So when asked to provide an explanation, the only answer we can come up with is “It’s complicated.”  This happened to me in my own company as a franchisor with KidzArt.  For me, it got …

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Aug 26

TIME TO PLAY and REJOICE

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  Quit Being So Serious OMG – I have been listening to the Love Afformation by Noah St. John and I am feeling so good and inspired that I wanted to refocus us all on PLAYING and to stop trying to figure it all out.  I drove my son to his job this morning, and …

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Aug 13

What Creates Inspired Action – A True Story

You might be familiar with the term “Compelling Vision”, or creating a compelling vision of your future.  If you have ever attempted to “visualize” your Compelling Vision before you have a crystal clear direction, you may find it a daunting process.  In this post, I am sharing the Compelling Vision of my client Jonathan.  If …

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Jul 22

YOU’RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME

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How to Shift the ‘Tude” and Have More Fun In Your Job I remember when I was in my twenties and I worked for a big corporation as a legal secretary – if you can even imagine an off-the-chart ADDer doing this job in the first place. After being shuffled around the legal department to …

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