Category: Career and ADD

Oct 18

Coffee, Career and ADHD

Inspirations Along the Path Shell Mendelson, MS Evolution of a Career-Related Podcast for ADHD adults In November, Career Coaching with Shell will launch a brand new podcast focusing solely on all things career for our tribe of ADHD adults, including ADHD in the workplace. And, since many of us are incredible manifestors, movers and shakers, …

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Sep 20

Career or Business Cobbling Joys of Flexibility

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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 rarely exists. Besides, if you have ADD characteristics like me, you would not likely have the patience to stick with anything that requires taking orders, operating within a bureaucracy …

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Jul 14

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

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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

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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

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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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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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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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Aug 11

Why Emotions Are So Important to Discovering Your Abundant Livelihood?

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In my first session with new clients, we cover what to expect going forward.  The biggest point I like to make is that of noticing how they are feeling at any given time durng the process of “peeling the onion” and discovering an authentic career/livelihood direction.

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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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