Entrepreneurship & ADD
Potential & Pitfalls
ADD / ADHD Adults are natural entrepreneurs, since we often need to do things OUR way, rather than follow traditional methods. It is believed that a much higher percentage of entrepreneurs and self-employed people are ADD than are in the working population as a whole. Our traditional abilities to hyper-focus, multi-task and think creatively are enormous strengths when in business for yourself.
But having great ideas and lots of drive do not automatically lead to success. The typical pitfalls experienced by entrepreneurs read like an ADDer’s profile: they include hyper-focus, impulsivity, poor delegation, difficulty prioritizing, over-committing, and losing focus by going in too many directions at once. Sound familiar?
In this class, we’ll go over critical components of running your own business, developing strategies that draw upon your own ADD strengths to help you stay on track.
Who Should Take this Class
This teleclass is intended for you, if you have ADD traits and are any of the following:
- Already in an entrepreneurial business
- Running an autonomous business unit or satellite office
- Responsible for generating your own clients or income
- Telecommuting or working from home
- Contemplating business independence
This class is led by Bonnie Mincu, MBA, MA, Senior Certified ADHD Coach and entrepreneur.
Notes and Audio Recording
Links to DOWNLOAD the teleclass recording and notes will be emailed to you immediately upon purchase / registration.
Ready to get out of your own way and become a successful entrepreneur?
Don’t delay and forget. DOWNLOAD NOW!
This class is led by Bonnie Mincu, MA, MBA, ADD Coach.
|CLICK HERE to download notes and audio.||Listen at your convenience|
|Length – 90 minutes||Price – $37|
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