6 Ways ADHD Adults Can Make Good First Impressions

Attention deficit adults often lack social skills -- which poses challenges when they get to know new people. Follow these tips to leave a good impression while meeting a prospective friend, co-worker, or boss.

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Dress and Act the Part

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Choose your attire carefully. Try to figure out what other people will be wearing and aim to match it. This might require some detective work. The day before a job interview, one of my clients stood outside the company’s building to see what the employees wore to work. If you’re uncertain about what to wear to a social event, call ahead.

Be on time. People with ADHD often have trouble keeping track of time. But keeping people waiting is a sure way to make a bad first impression.

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TAGS: ADHD Social Skills, ADHD Dating, ADHD and Relationships, ADHD Career Paths

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