How Can I Improve My Executive Functions? Part 2

Today we had the second part of our executive functions subject. Even though research has found executive functions don’t work as well in adults with ADHD, there are lots of things to can do and have in your environment to support yourself so you can thrive in your business and in life.

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We gave you tips on:

  • emotional control
  • enduring frustration, thinking prior to speaking or taking action [Read more...]

How Can I Improve My Executive Functions?

Executive functions are high-level cognitive processes that take place without us having to think about them. There is a growing amount of research showing that adults with ADHD have a weakness in how the executive functions work. But don’t be alarmed, there is lots you can do to help yours so you can still excel.

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On today’s call, we talked about what exactly executive functions are, and then went into detail on the following four (we will cover the others in our next call):

We gave you tips on:

  • Working memory and recall
  • Keeping facts in mind, manipulating information, and retrieving stored data from long-term memory

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How to Make the Transition Back to Work After Time Off, and Making Transitions Between Work Tasks

Today, Marcia and I talked about making transitions, big and small, as smooth as possible. Transitions are really hard when you have ADHD, and they can cause huge amounts of anxiety, stress, and loss of productivity.

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How to Make the Transition Back to Work After Time Off, and Making Transitions Between Work Tasks

 

 

 

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It takes large amounts of energy to disengage from one activity and start to focus on another when you have ADHD. It is also difficult to shift gears from vacation mode to work mode.

In the call today, I shared my best ADHD coach’s tips to help you cope with transitions, AND Marcia shared her personal top tips on how she manages transitions in her business. [Read more...]

The Maverick’s Guide to ADHD, or, How to Succeed When You Don’t Conform: Interview with Jennifer Koretsky

Jennifer KoretskyYesterday, Marcia and I interviewed Jennifer Koretsky, author of Odd One Out: The Maverick’s Guide to Adult ADD.

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Working with ADHD: The Maverick’s Guide to ADHD

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Jennifer has a dynamic and positive approach to managing and treating ADHD, which is very much in line with our philosophy. During the hour we spent together, Jennifer outlined:

1) The 5 Essential Skills that successful adult ADDers use to manage their ADHD. She explains what these are so you can develop them, too

2) Why ‘stress management = ADHD management’ and what you can do to reduce your stress [Read more...]

Online Programs & Training that Can Help Your Brain and Improve the Way You Run Your Business

Yesterday Marcia and I reviewed 3 online resources to help your ADHD brain, so that you can have a profitable business.

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Working with ADHD: Brain Programs for ADDers

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www.rescuetime.com

One of the dangers of running your own business when you have ADHD is that you spend time on your computer ‘thinking’ you are working when in fact, you aren’t. Rescuetime shows you exactly how you’re using your computer so you can…

Interview with Tara McGillicuddy: Running a Successful Business as and ADDer: The Ups and Downs of An Entrepreneur with ADHD

Yesterday Marcia and I interviewed Tara McGillicuddy. Tara is a successful business owner and she has ADHD. What is really cool is that Tara’s business in helping people with ADHD lead happy and productive lives. Tara was one of the first people to use the internet as a way to connect people with ADHD.

Marcia and I picked Tara’s brain on how she overcomes her ADHD challenges to run this successful business.

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Working with ADHD: “Running a Successful Business as an ADDer”

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We asked Tara how she copes with the key business issues we know you are facing:
1.) Procrastination
2.) How to avoid distraction from necessary tasks

Back by Popular Demand! Q&A with Dr. Ari Tuckman: Executive Functions and ADHD

Marcia and I didn’t want to waste any precious time while we were interviewing Dr. Ari Tuckman yesterday. You have never heard us so quiet. But we were on a mission! to ask Dr. T all the questions you had written in.

Usually when we have a special guest, Marcia and I are bursting with questions to ask them. However, we sealed our lips and only asked one question each. Can you imagine how hard that was?! But it was worth it. We asked your questions, Dr. Tuckman answered them. Mission accomplished.

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Q&A with Dr. Ari Tuckman: Executive Functions and ADHD

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We covered lots of diverse topics, so listening to this recording is a must. You will learn so much. Plus, Dr. Tuckman is so [Read more...]