Tag: career and ADD

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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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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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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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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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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Mar 14

Richard Branson and Career ADD

As a former Founder and CEO of an international children’s art franchise, KidzArt, and someone who was undiagnosed with ADD until 2008, I now understand how important it is to acknowledge my limitations and celebrate my gifts.  I knew I was different and challenged in some very specific areas, but did not have a clue …

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Mar 14

Your Ideal Career, Distractions and Career ADD

Is It Me or My Job That’s Making Me Crazy? >Distractions of any kind can derail us…right? Couple those distractions Career ADD or living a Career ADD Lifestyle and it’s easy to see why you might be meandering down the wrong path. How many of us are switching activities multiple times throughout the day, and …

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