Putting the Positive Side of ADD to Work
In this Chapter
The preceding chapters emphasize the potential problems caused by ADD at work. This chapter attempts to balance the scale a bit by talking about the potentially positive side of ADD.
The chances are that you are reading this book because ADD has led to difficulties for you in the workplace. It is extremely important, however, not to lose track of the potentially positive side of ADD. There are many adults with ADD who have been enormously successful in life despite their ADD—indeed, in many respects, because of their ADD. That’s right, because of it! There is an upside to ADD for many people. As is true for the downside of ADD, people differ with respect to the positive ADD traits ...