Individuals that have ADHD can often find that their mindset is advantageous in some aspects, and detrimental in others. However, having this disorder does not limit a person from becoming immensely successful. On the contrary, many of the most successful persons throughout history had ADHD, from Einstein to John F. Kennedy to Bill Gates.
Though it may be harder to stay on task, ADHD people tend to be extremely creative and can be of benefit in problem solving by thinking outside of the routine box. Since they are intuitive and quick, they often will be most successful in jobs such as emergency response work. Since they are creative, many find jobs in computer programming and website development. And the ever-evolving sales field would also be suitable.
Those who have ADHD often encounter misconceptions about their disorder. ADHD was once considered to be a childhood disorder that could be outgrown as a sufferer transferred into adulthood. As it was further studied and that myth was debunked, the notion of how to manage ADHD in the workplace emerged.
Quick ADHD Facts
Roughly 15 million in the U.S. suffer from ADHD.
60 to 70 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD experience it well into adulthood.
Since diagnosing ADHD is relatively new, those in their 50’s are now finding out that it can be attributed to their
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