Category Archive: ADHD and careers

Jul 17

ADHD Professionals in the Corporate World

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Challenged to keep the fires burning? With or without ADHD, navigating your professional career can be daunting. This is particularly true if you have a great deal invested in an education, years in your field, and are now working in a corporate environment on the executive track. I knew my corporate years were numbered when …

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Jun 30

Details, Details

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Piecing together your life’s work Argh! Cringe. That is my first response to the word “details.” When I hear sayings like, “The Love is in the details”, the first thing I want to do is hire someone to take care of them …. Whatever they are! Yet when it comes to piecing together the elements …

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Feb 25

Career Coaching for ADHDers v. Traditional Career Coaching

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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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Sep 25

DeCluttering with a Bigger Purpose

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DeCluttering with a Big Purpose by Shell Yes, indeed, there are many many qualified ADHD experts out there who address cluttering with far more expertise and finesse than me. Dana Rayburn and Bonnie Mincu come to mind.Today, however, I want to explore with you how the act of decluttering literally opened up possibilities for an …

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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.

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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