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


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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