Avoiding Toxic Productivity Advice for ADHD: Find What Actually Works
There's a problem with personal productivity. Too many systems are designed to make you look busy rather than actually get work done. And it's even worse for people with ADHD. These systems were designed for neurotypical brains. They simply don't work. Learn strategies designed with the ADHD brain in mind and learn how to motivate your interestbased mind, rather than simply "trying harder" at strategies not designed with you in mind.
00:00 Intro 04:37 3 Major Flaws in Neurotypical Productivity 10:50 The Issues the Flaws Cause 12:38 The 4 Cs of Motivation 15:20 Embrace the Pivot 16:13 Pomodoro Timers 16:44 Look for Sidequests 17:19 Micro commitments 17:52 Change your environment 18:26 Make Tests & Paperwork into a Game 19:01 Make Timebased Goals
(Thanks @ryuuko for creating these timestamps!)
This talk was originally recorded for the ADHD Entrepreneur Summit 2021.