Because for many entrepreneurs and marketers, their creative energy is fueled by this so-called “DISORDER.” You must realize that some of the most phenomenal business concepts, and marketing strategies, have been created by “ADHDers”.
Yes… There are many people who have negative experiences with ADHD. But for those of us who are running our own businesses, it might do us a bit of good to consider APPRECIATING this diagnosis that has been stereotyped as a “disorder.” Without it, you might lose your greatest superpower… The ability to create and manage businesses.
Some of the points echo my Top 10 Advantages of Having ADD in a High Tech Career post. I’ve noticed when I’ve gone to entrepreneur related business events and I mention I’m an Adult ADD coach, I have a lot of people come up to me to say that they might or do have ADD. Of course there’s also the
two Three (Virgin’s Richard Branson is #3) ADD billionare’s who think that having ADD is a competitive advantage
Here’s a summary of his main reasons
ADHDers Have An Insane Amount Of Energy
ADHDers Are Phenomenal At Multitasking
ADHDers Can Make The World Disappear
ADHDers, Literally, Experience “Brain Storms”
ADHDers Invented The Concept Of “Thinking Outside Of The Box”
ADHDers Love To Learn
ADHDers Are Info-Addicts
ADHDers Are Human Radars
Check them out in detail here
What do you think are some advantages to having ADD as an entrepreneur?