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Common Time Management Pitfalls

Managing your time may sound easy, but there are a number of pitfalls that people routinely run into. If you have ADHD or ADD, you may find that staying on task is difficult, and avoiding these pitfalls may save you a lot of time, energy, money and give you a little peace of mind.

Sleep Easy

Getting enough sleep is essential to proper mental focus and concentration. A tired mind accomplishes less, whether you have ADD or not. For those with ADD, however, lack of sleep can be catastrophic.

Ideally, you should get at […]

Finding the Right Job – 10 Traps That Can Be Found in the Workplace

Attention Deficit Disorder can present many challenges in the workplace. In fact, work may be the place where adults suffering from ADD are most affected. Because ADD symptoms include lack of focus, tendency to procrastinate and problems with organization, people with ADD often find it hard to find and keep a job.

Unfortunately, there is no definitive list of ADD-friendly jobs. There is not a profile that fits everyone who has been diagnosed with ADD. In fact, adults with ADD are successful in jobs ranging from teachers and attorneys to artists and pilots. […]

How to Keep Your Appointments If You Have ADD

It’s no secret that people with ADD often have a hard time being on time. They frequently misplace items that they need, such as car keys. Sometimes they insist that they should show up to an appointment on time, but not before and they are usually unorganized, which leads to time lost doing things a more organized person wouldn’t have to do.

Provide Extra Time

The best thing you can possibly do to avoid missing or being late to a meeting is to plan in some extra time. That way, things like traffic […]

Capture Your Amazing Ideas and Increase Productivity – A Simple Four Step Index Card System

Capture Your Amazing Ideas and Increase Productivity - A Simple Four Step Index Card SystemOne of my clients, PJ McGuire, created a system for capturing her thoughts and expanded a system using index cards that has her feeling enormously satisfied and extremely productive. Try this on for size.

So, you have a bunch of random thoughts in your head? Well, write them down. Those thoughts could be an amazing business idea or a bunch of gibberish. But you’ll never know the potential of your ideas if you don’t get them out of your […]

3 Ways That Organization Can Help You Run Your Home Based Business Successfully

3 Ways That Organization Can Help You Run Your Home Based Business SuccessfullyThe sun shines through your window cheerily, and you contemplate rolling over and getting a few more minutes of sleep. After all, you own your own business, and one of the perks is that you make the rules, right?

Wrong.

While you can make most of the rules, organization isn’t something you can compromise on; at least not if you want to be successful. Getting a few more hours of sleep may seem appealing, but it’s likely to cause a backlog of […]