Work and ADHD

3 Signs You’re a Victim of Poor Planning

I have seen poor planning trip up my Creative Genius clients again and again. I want to prevent you from losing precious time to our “drive to do more” as an unwitting victim of poor planning. Here are 3 signs you could be a victim of poor planning: First, you are crazy busy all day, […]

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3 Toxic Myths You Believe About Planning

I’ve taught hundreds of Creative Geniuses like you how to plan using the Plan to Succeed Formula. It brings together the three essential ingredients for success as a Creative Genius – the Achiever’s Mental Game, the Achiever’s Game Plan and the Achiever’s Playbook. Getting your Achiever’s Mental Game, or mindset, right is the #1 thing

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Top 3 Strategies to Conquer Overwhelm

“I was running around, jumping from one task to another… as soon as I started something, I’d realize I was forgetting another task, so I’d jump on it. I was frazzled and then I realized I was getting nowhere!” This was how my client, Chris described the moments leading to his near-breakdown. He was suffering

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Feeling Burnt Out? I’m Not Surprised, and You Shouldn’t Be Either

A few years ago, I had a large influx of clients. Within a month and a half, I welcomed seven new clients. Of the seven, six confided that they were on leave from work for burnout! One was on sick leave for burnout for the third time and, believing there must be some underlying cause,

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Is My Working Memory On Strike?

Recently on my Facebook page, one of my readers asked an excellent question that, I think, merits some exploration. She asked me, “Why can I remember the smallest details about events that happened years ago, yet not remember what I did an hour ago?” Memory issues are a common problem in people with Attention Deficit/Hyperactive

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Adults with ADHD Are More Vulnerable to Daily Stressors

Vulnerable to Daily Stressors While doing some research this fall in preparation for a conference on ADHD in the Workplace I was invited to do for the Sudbury Partners in Prevention Conference and Trade Show, I discovered a study on how ADHDers manage stress. The study measured the level of the stress hormone, cortisol, and

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Adult ADHD’s Dirty Little Secret Revealed

What did I accomplish all day? Many of my adult ADHD coaching clients and learners ask themselves this question every day. Heck! You’re likely asking yourself the same question today. What’s most frustrating is that while you came into work fully intending to tackle the three-inch pile of work in your inbox, and you didn’t

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Avoiding ADHD Blow Ups at Work

Controlling Emotions One of the top reasons adults with ADHD are reprimanded at work or lose their jobs is for what is perceived as bad behavior. Adults with ADHD are very familiar with their issues with productivity, but ADHDers often struggle to control their emotions. You may ruminate more than most people, become defensive and

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How to Ask for Accommodations at Work (Without Coming Out About ADHD!)

Accommodations at Work The workplace has become a very challenging place, even for neurotypicals. Maybe it’s always been this way, but with the speed things happen today, increased expectations from bosses and clients and world-wide competition for your job, it certainly seems more stressful than ever. If you have adult ADHD, you add a big

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ADHD Adults Need to Focus to Thrive – a new group program

by Linda Walker If you’re subscribed to my newsletter you know I’ve just launched a new program called Thrive! The Natural Approach to Optimal Focus and Effectiveness for Creative Geniuses. In this video, I’ll cut to the chase to provide you with information so that you can decide if you want to know more. I’d

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