Why am I so confident…
The Natural Approach to Optimal Focus and Effectiveness for Creative Geniuses
Will Help You
Improve Your Focus and Get More Done Faster and Easier?
Even though you’ve already tried almost every productivity trick under the sun? As a Creative Genius, traditional productivity and time management programs just don’t work for you. Thrive! is a proven program that will let you blow right past your productivity barriers for good!
I Know What I’m Talking About
I’m a fully trained and certified business and life coach, and I have even more specialized training to work with adults with ADHD. I’m also a serial entrepreneur and a former project manager. I know about productivity.
I’m also a wife and a mother of ADHDers. My husband, Duane, didn’t even know he had ADHD until after my youngest daughter was diagnosed when she started school. In addition to my professional training and experience, you could say I’ve graduated with honors from the school of hard knocks!
There Is Hope
I promised I’d share more about Duane’s struggles with ADHD (probably similar to your own.) What Duane and I both want you to understand by sharing this is that there is hope, no matter how hopeless your situation feels.
It was a whirlwind romance. I’d naively hoped Duane’s marriage proposal a month after our first (blind!) date signaled the end of his recklessness and thrill-seeking. But, impulsive as ever, he was thrown out of the army and roamed from job to job – sales, clerk, programmer, teacher, project manager… Bright and capable, he quickly grew bored, or worse, was promoted and soon overwhelmed, so he often quit only to avoid being fired.
Setting Records for Impulsivity
The first time he quit, I freaked out! I was home with our 3-month-old daughter wondering how we’d pay the mortgage and I felt terrified, vulnerable and helpless. Duane is laser-focused in a crisis (the only time!), so he quickly landed three part-time jobs, but I was a wreck anticipating his next “career suicide.”
After crossing the country (twice) chasing his latest “opportunity of a lifetime,” I put my foot down. Pick a job and stick to it! He loved his job, but quickly overwhelmed, he couldn’t deliver the goods. He worked day and night, but couldn’t focus, get organized or follow through.
When It Hurts Enough…
Duane was thrilled when his hard work seemed to pay off. His boss, who just happened to be president of the entire company, telling him he had a bright future at the company, asked Duane to take over chairing a departmental meeting. Duane jumped at this chance to prove his leadership skills.
Then the fateful day arrived. Crunch time; sitting in the conference room, someone asked why the boss hadn’t arrived yet. No one knew. Not even Duane! Incredibly, he had forgotten his boss, the president’s request. Clueless, he suggested everyone return to work and he’d call them when the boss arrived.
When his boss arrived, he glared incredulously at Duane, the man he’d been grooming for big things, when Duane explained, “You were late so we went back to work.” It would be years before Duane shared the gut-wrenching pain of his humiliation as the president berated him. But he’d dreaded even more telling me he had once again let me down.
Though I loved him, my faith in my husband had been ground down by “friends” and family telling me (for my own good!), I was a sucker; wanting and wishing for more from Duane was futile. I’d have been ecstatic if he’d remembered my birthday!
Devastated, Duane thought, “Time for a change!”, but I wasn’t about to pack up and leave (again!) I wasn’t even sure our marriage would last… the few hours he wasn’t at work, Duane was just as unfocused and disorganized at home. I felt like the only adult in our family.
Spiraling out of control, Duane delivered a project late (at double what he’d bid!) Ready to fire him (as miserable as he was, Duane would have been relieved!), Duane’s boss demoted him, but insisted things change. We needed help.
You’ll Do Whatever It Takes
I credit divine intervention for the experimental training program we found at a local university. In an ad seeking intelligent, creative people full of energy, but struggling to focus and get organized, they described Duane (and the clients I work with today) perfectly!
We discovered some people, people with ADHD, have their brains wired differently, and are better suited to life “outside the box.” Compare a “farmer” (or accountant, manager or clerk) to a “creative genius” (rock star, artist or entrepreneur). ADHD creative geniuses think differently. Your brain activates with passion. The strategies, tools and techniques used by most people just couldn’t work for Duane (and they won’t work for you!)
Cracking the Code
Breakthrough! Duane “cracked the code” of this new approach, working with his ADHD instead of against it, and life took an exciting 180 degree turn almost overnight! Talk about thriving! Within weeks, he returned to his old position and salary AND then was promoted past it! Within two years, Duane was vice-president at more than triple his salary. Astonishingly, career rocketing to success, Duane simultaneously cut his hours!
Duane was a new man. I felt vindicated. When he brought home flowers because, he said with a grin, “it’s Wednesday,” I had tears in my eyes.
He spent time helping our daughters with homework and attending school events. He made a rule that we would all eat supper together. Even when my job got hectic, he kept the practice alive. And he’d always dreamt of being an artist, but keeping his life together consumed all his energy. Today he’s also a successful artist, selling numerous works and holding regular exhibitions. This is the difference between struggling against your ADHD and thriving by embracing your creative genius!
My ADHD Heel Becomes My Creative Genius Hero!
THIS was the man I’d fallen in love with! Passionate, focused, exciting, fun AND reliable (“reliable” doesn’t sound romantic, but try living with someone who isn’t!) I fell in love all over again. I didn’t marry a failure… I married my superhero! I just didn’t know that tapping into his ADHD was what would unleash the superpowers I’d always suspected were there!
Duane’s story is why I know I can help you, because while I think he’s wonderful, I know there’s nothing he did to overcome his limitations by working WITH his ADHD instead AGAINST it that you can’t do too. He’s thriving because he learned to embrace his ADHD. You may not believe it, but YOU CAN DO THIS. You may have struggled through school, failed at job after job, even failed in business… I know you might be convinced you’re the problem, not the solution. But YOU ARE NOT BROKEN!
You Can Thrive! You’re Just Following the Wrong Instructions!
Unless specifically designed for adults with ADHD, what you’ve been taught is wrong and the productivity programs you’ve tried are broken. At least, they’re completely wrong for a Creative Genius because they:
- Treat every hour as equal when, in fact, your ability to focus and your physical energy fluctuates dramatically throughout your day. What you can accomplish in 30 minutes at peak productivity could take you 3 hours during your recharge time!
- Juggle tasks as if you can tackle any task at any time in your day. But the tasks and activities you engage in throughout your day require different levels of focus, physical energy, hold different levels of interest for you, and take different amounts of time.
- Completely ignore your unique ADHD brain wiring. Your brain, unlike the average person, does not activate because something is important. Importance is irrelevant. You’re activated by interest, by passion.
Worse yet are the so-called ADHD-friendly programs that assume you ARE broken. They treat you like you can never focus because of your “attention deficit” when, in fact, you have only been struggling to control what, how much and how long you focus on things because you’ve been taught the wrong way! You can focus, heck, you can HYPERfocus! When you tap into your ADHD superpowers, you will outperform even non-ADHDers.
Work With Your ADHD Instead of Against It and Thrive!
Once you reverse your approach and stop trying to do things like other people do and instead, change the way you do things so you work WITH YOUR ADHD, instead of AGAINST it, the transformation is immediate and amazing. There is a natural approach that will allow you to achieve optimal focus and effectiveness. It’s hard to believe, but the more screwed up you are, the faster and better these techniques work.
Thrive! will work for you because:
- It’s specifically designed for ADHDers and other Creative Geniuses. Thrive! is designed by ADHDers for ADHDers using only the latest, tested and proven Creative Genius-friendly methods and techniques.
- You’ll start working smarter, not harder, right from the start. The payoff is huge and immediate. Begin reaping the benefits from the first day.
- It’s EASY! Using the included custom tools like worksheets, checklists, decision trees and time maps to improve your productivity now, Thrive! makes it easy – even FUN – to super-charge your productivity!
- Other Creative Geniuses love the program. In fact, after taking Thrive!, many participants continue to improve their productivity and their lives by enrolling in my other programs!
Do yourself, and your loved ones, the huge favor of changing your life, and theirs, for the better! Stop feeling broken, and truly thrive as a Creative Genius!