Tag: Self-Care

Create external pressure or accountability

ADHD Business Tips - Create some external pressure or accountability

If you’re running a business with an ADHD brain or you struggle with executive dysfunction, it’s probably not unusual to find yourself procrastinating, struggling to stay on task, or feeling overwhelmed with your workload. But you’re likely also familiar with being able to smash out a full week’s work in a day when you’re facing a looming deadline, and […]

Take a holiday!

ADHD Business Tips: Take a holiday!

Do you find yourself constantly racing against the clock, juggling a million tasks, and struggling to stay focused as an entrepreneur with an ADHD brain? You’re not alone. The hustle-and-bustle of business life can be particularly challenging for those of us with a neurodivergence. But what if I told you that taking regular holidays or breaks could be the […]

Schedule a meeting to start your day

ADHD Business Tips - Schedule an early meeting or call to start your day.

If you often find yourself struggling to gain control over your daily agenda, you’re not alone. The entrepreneurial journey can be a rollercoaster of distractions and challenges, especially when you’re wired with the sometimes fast-moving, sometimes snail-paced brain of someone with ADHD. But a simple morning habit can set the tone for a productive day and help you regain […]

Expect bad days to happen

ADHD Business Tips: Accept that bad days are going to happen

Do you remember the last time you had a day that felt like an uphill battle from the moment your alarm went off? If you’re an entrepreneur with ADHD, I’m sure you know the feeling all too well and it probably wasn’t all that long ago. It’s those days when it seems like nothing goes your way, your focus […]

Experiment with different work environments

ADHD Business Tips: Experiment with different work environments

If you’ve got ADHD, finding the ideal work environment is crucial as it can significantly impact both your productivity and wellbeing. If you work in a fixed location such as a rented office or store, or you need location-specific equipment to run your business, you may be limited in how much you can alter your workspace. But if you […]

Multiply your time estimates by 1.5x

ADHD Business Tips: Multiply your time estimates by 1.5x

As a business-owner with ADHD I’ve had my fair share of trouble managing my time and energy effectively, and if you’re reading this you can probably relate! Can you see yourself in any of these anecdotes? The Morning Rush Sarah, an entrepreneur with ADHD, wakes up on a regular Wednesday morning with a burst of energy and enthusiasm. She […]

You don’t have to eat that frog!

ADHD Biz Tips: You don't have to eat that frog!

“What’s important is finding out what works for you.” – Thomas Moore Have you ever woken up with big plans for a big project but somewhere along the line (sometimes even before breakfast) things get derailed and you end the day feeling frustrated and discouraged? You might have managed to get a few minor things ticked off your to-do […]

Make a “Don’t Do” list

ADHD Business Tips: Make a Don't Do list

“If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.” – Lee Iacocca In a world filled with endless tasks, commitments, and distractions, finding effective ways to focus and get sh*t done is essential, and an ADHD brain brings an additional level of challenge. I’m […]

Get yourself a gnome!

ADHD Business Tips - Get yourself a gnome -Body Doubling

In one of our first sessions when I started the Execute program last year the topic of body doubling came up and one of the participants mentioned that she and a friend had dubbed the practice “gnoming” because it was like having a little gnome sitting nearby watching you work. 😅 We loved that idea, and we still refer […]

Learn to accept and work with your ADHD

ADHD Biz Tips: Learn to accept and work with your ADHD, don't try to fight it or ignore it.

Whatever you resist, persists. – Carl Jung Have you ever had a great, productive day and promptly decided that your ADHD must be all in your head, if you can do x, y and z consistently you’ll have no problem keeping up with “normal” business owners? No doubt, the next day you planned to wake up and carry on […]