ADHD and Lying: Telling White Lies at Work

Five white lies that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) adults should avoid telling at work. Plus, when telling the truth ehlsp you succeed on the job.

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White Lie #4: "I'll do it first thing Monday morning."

THE GOOD-INTENTION FIB

Monday mornings can be crazy. Our intentions might be good, but sometimes we need to do a reality check before we make promises, even to ourselves. We have to assess just how much we can and cannot do in any given day.

SUBSTITUTE RESPONSE:

"Which day would be the best day to work on this?" or "I have a lot on my plate early in the week. Would Wednesday work for you?"

White Lie 5: Saying nothing.


This article comes from the February/March 2005 issue of ADDitude.

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