Category Archive: ADD 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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Jul 10

What’s So Focused about Focus?

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There is a real learning curve to organizing a video summit like The Focus Blueprint. How else can I say it? It has been one of those projects that has challenged me in new and unique ways, and is now creating a buzz around my tribe (and yours too, I would imagine).

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Jun 16

What is Your Focus Blueprint – Hosting Video Summit

  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 …

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Dec 07

ADD/ADHD COACH OR A NEW LIVELIHOOD?

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As I was about to finish a blog post for my website, I saw that I started this post several months ago, but never finished it – or even started it at all for that matter.  So in true ADD form, I got distracted by a shiny object and quickly moved on to another topic.

Nov 12

Steps to Enter Your Inner Career Game

How often have you heard that defining your career is an inner career game?   If so, or even if you have not, ask yourself these questions: Are you now looking for work out of desperation? Are you more concerned about getting the job just because you have the skills or because the job appeals to …

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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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