Don't Let ADD Ruin Your Work Reputation, Fixes for Four Common Mistakes

Don't let your boss and co-workers jump to negative conclusions about your work ethic and abilities based on ADD-related behavior such as running late, missing a deadline, or interrupting a conversation. Resolve ADD-related issues.

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Forgetting a Promise

You want to keep promises made to a coworker, boss, partner or friend, but you don’t always remember to, say, pick up a gallon of milk on the way home. When you make a promise, add something like, “I’ll do my best to get this done, but I sometimes get caught up in other things. So call me on my cell phone on my way home. I would rather have a friendly reminder than forget about it and disappoint you.”

ADDitude readers share six strategies to help recover after making ADD-related mistakes.

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