ADD Adults: Follow These 7 Steps to Get the Promotion You Deserve at Work

How to get the job, title, responsibility, raise, or other workplace recognition you want -- without letting the worst symptoms of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) keep you from achieving your dreams.

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People at the top of every profession share one quality: They get things done. This ability supersedes intelligence, talent, and connections in determining the size of your salary and the speed of your advancement.

Have you ever sat down at your computer to tackle Job X and found that you’ve lost three hours doing nothing? Break out of this funk with these tips:

Don’t Wait Until Conditions Are Perfect to Begin

There will always be something that isn’t right -- the timing is off, the market is down, there’s too much competition. The best time to start was last year. The second best time is now.

Next: Be A Doer

This article appears in the Summer 2010 issue of ADDitude.

To read this issue of ADDitude in full, buy the back issue.

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TAGS: Focus at Work, Deadlines and Procrastination, ADHD Career Paths

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