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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

We discussed ADHD in more detail in ADHD and Attention Deficit Trait (ADT) in Chapter 4, Getting Organized. Dr. Craig Liden has seen over 10,000 patients with ADHD, and is Medical Director of the Being Well Center. Here are symptoms of ADD/ ADHD, which they do not consider an illness, but an inborn individual difference. As noted on their website, here are the traits that they see associated with ADD/ADHD:

  • Low arousal level
  • Inefficient working memory
  • Impulsivity
  • Distractibility
  • Inefficient responses
  • Inefficient task management
  • Inefficient problem solving
  • Poor self-monitoring

If you have ADD/ADHD, it will be useful to modify your environment as much as possible to reduce the distractibility that is part of ...

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