Category Archive: career happiness

Apr 28

Why I Love to Lose A Client

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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?

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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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Nov 20

Are You Procrastinating on Clarifying A Super-Fun Career or Business Idea?

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How long did it really take me to get to this article, let me count the ways. I have finally settled into feeling confident in what I want and need to impart to you.

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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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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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Jan 24

Your Emotions and Right Livelihood – The Devine Connection

I just finished watching a series of videos by Brendon Burchard, who is a genius and multi-zillionaire in the internet marketing world.  His program is only one example of the “find your passion and make money at it internet business” opportunities to learn how to make a fortune in this industry.  Clearly, these programs are …

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