We received an email from just about the best boss in the world. Why? Because she asked a question that everyone living quietly with ADHD would like to hear their boss asking. In short: How can I help?
Ever wondered what happens at a national ADHD conference? OK… that’s a leading question. This week, you're going to find out.
Inspired by an email from a time-starved OT, we’re taking on efficiency today, looking some of the ways that you can shave precious minutes off of tasks that force you to struggle. “Why can’t I do this task the same pace as the person next to me?” you ask. The secret is buried in the question. You’re a different person… perhaps it is time to approach the task a different way!
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Linda Roggli is an award-winning author and founder of the ADDiva Network supporting women who are 40-and-better. As one of the founders of the ADHD Women’s Palooza she’s created an online conversation with the world’s top experts in ADHD and women. After a fantastic conversation last week on the latest research on issues that affect women with ADHD, she’s agreed to stick around this week and take on your questions on parenting, work, tech, and so much more!
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We ended up with a number of backlog questions, and more than a few on writing long projects with ADHD, so this week we’re catching up! What kinds of jobs are well-suited for ADHD, particularly inattentive type? How do you keep yourself free from digital distractions? How do you keep plot, character, timeline all organized in your head when writing a novel with ADHD? All that and more on deck this week on The ADHD Podcast!
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The 300-episode milestone is a big one! We’ve got 10 giant questions in store, from thoughts on finding a new job to moving and accepting help in the process, to note-taking technology, managing emotions and yes… even cookies! Thanks to everyone who wrote in and thanks even more for downloading and listening to this show. For everyone who’s been on the road with us as we’ve grown with this podcast, we couldn’t have done it without you. As always, thank you for your time and attention!
Do you ever feel like you’re forgetting something? You’re not alone. In fact, if you’re struggling with ADHD and executive functioning challenges, you’ve probably conditioned yourself to live in a constant state of anxiety around forgetfulness. But you can get on the road to repair, and it’s likely easier than you imagine. With quick and easy tools to help you catalog the things you need to remember, you can build a trusted system that supports you day to day, year to year. This isn’t about fixing your memory. It’s about fixing the systems to support your work so you can embrace the memory you have!
Today’s show is all about priorities at work. It’s a question we see often in coaching and it’s made immeasurably more challenging thanks to the complex human organism that is “the office!” But you can tackle this challenge and make your life better in the process by developing three muscles: The Priority Muscle, The Focus Muscle, and The Distractions Muscle.
ADHD and work don’t always mix. That’s why it’s important for you to know your own strengths, and how to best leverage them on the job.
We’ve spent the last few weeks touching on the challenges of ADHD in the workplace. Today, inspired by your calls and emails, we’re talking specifically about what it means to tell your employer about your ADHD. It’s not a simple equation and while being open about your ADHD-related challenges at work may seem like a great idea, but there are considerations that may impact just how public you want to be. This week on the show, Nikki and Pete talk about the experience of ADHD at work, the role of accommodations and your rights, and offer some guidance for determining who to trust and how to move forward and reduce stress.
This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright discuss the electronics that can help to free you from stress and overwhelm, and keep your workday on course!
This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright take on time management in the face of overwhelm and distraction, and the boundaries you can set to make each day shine!
This week on Taking Control, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright help you create an organized workspace and get your workday in control!
Making the transition to working from home is more than about having quick access to the kitchen. It takes diligence to set the boundaries you'll need to have to stay organized and aware of how work and home life interact. This week on Taking Control, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk about what it means to work at home, and how you can make the transition with sound boundaries and few headaches!