Category: career happiness

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 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 30

ALREADY LOVE YOUR WORK?

TIPS TO KEEP IT FUN FOR ADDers No matter how much you love your work, ADD symptoms can derail you and can turn an awesome situation into a nightmare.  I just read an article that listed ways to manage ADD at work.  I thought I would put my spin on it, particularly if you LOVE …

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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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Jul 17

Authentic YOU Career Tips

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I used to write for a popular online Career site, and may go back to doing so one day.  The site has career practitioners from the Career industry such as job search coaches, career counselors and coaches, resume writers, interview coaches, etc.  I still receive updates daily with typical titles like “How to Secure a …

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