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I am Correct Because I Care

I am Correct Because I Care

 Before a manager can support neurodiversity, they must accept it. That sounds simple More people are becoming aware of neurodiversity, or conditions like autism or ADHD. But acceptance in the workplace? That takes more than just being aware. The first step in...

What we wish our employers knew about ND Fatigue

What we wish our employers knew about ND Fatigue

Fatigue is something everyone experiences – especially working adults. Feeling tired, not being able to sleep -neurodivergent or not, we’ve all had to go through a day with very little energy. And what would an 8 am meeting be without jokes about guzzling coffee and...

Having Clear Expectations as a Manager

Having Clear Expectations as a Manager

 One of the best ways for managers to support neurodiversity is so simple you won’t believe me:  Give your employees clear expectations and deadlines in writing. That’s it! That’s the trick. I know what you’re thinking -  this is the first thing I learned as a new...

The EQ Problem

The EQ Problem

 Emotional Intelligence. Active listening. Essentialism. Self Awareness. What do these concepts have in common? They have great potential to be ableists in the way they are often expected, taught, and put into practice. They can give the idea that there is one way to...

Honesty is my Superpower

Honesty is my Superpower

 "Your superpower is honesty." Those words from a colleague of mine stopped me in my tracks. We were wrapping up a conversation where I had done something that sounds simple - I had shared my thoughts. I know from experience that to some people my way of doing that...

When Life Gets in the Way

When Life Gets in the Way

 I MEET DEADLINES. Always getting my work done on time has been my brand. Regardless of life challenges, ADHD, autism, or other projects - come hell or high water my work gets DONE.....Until it doesn't. There is a lot happening for me right now. World stuff, work...

      
    
      

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