Busy Can Be Good

I often coach entrepreneurs affected by ADHD. They all seem to fall into the same trap. They are behind in their work and desperate to get something done so they wait for a completely open day they have and plan to get a lot done that day. Usually they don’t. However,...

Getting Work Done Over the Long Haul

I work with a lot of college students who struggle to get their work done. Some of the things that help them get through the semester could also help those of us who have jobs or have long-term projects. If I am starting with a college student at the beginning of the...

ADHD and Explaining Too Much

I have noticed that I and many of my clients affected by ADHD tend to explain too much. We often struggle to give succinct answers when asked a question. We are storytellers who tell a story on the way to our answer. Nothing wrong with telling a story but if you are...

ADHD and Thinking Out Loud

Two clients this week made the same observation. After I asked them questions that forced them to think out loud they said they knew what to do about issues that had been concerning them prior to the coaching session. It struck me both times that often we know the...

Start From Where You Are

Many of my clients often wait for the perfect time to start something, that is a moment when all the planets will align perfectly and they will feel the urge to activate. Unfortunately that rarely occurs when one is affected by ADHD. Instead we have to find ways to...