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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.

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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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 27

Understand Your Value at Work with ADD

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In my practice, I often hear, “I do the work of three people and no one understands what I do.”  So when asked to provide an explanation, the only answer we can come up with is “It’s complicated.”  This happened to me in my own company as a franchisor with KidzArt.  For me, it got …

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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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Jun 20

Tips to Stop Negative Thinking When We Are In the Wrong Job or Career

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Yesterday, I received an email from one of my clients who was clearly in crisis because he is in the wrong job.  His ADD symptoms continue to spiral out of control and it is impacting not only his work, but those around him.  He is at the beginning of his process and does not see …

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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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