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June 10, 2022

23. Breaking Workplace Taboos: About ADHD with Jade Goulding and Prina Shah

23. Breaking Workplace Taboos: About ADHD with Jade Goulding and Prina Shah

How can you tell your boss that you have ADHD?

About today’s episode:

Today I chat with the creative Communications Professional / Artist who is Jade Goulding. Jade was diagnosed with ADHD and she shares her story of how she has dealt with it in the context of being an entrepreneur and an employee.

I speak with Jade about: Breaking Workplace Taboos: About ADHD
Jade talks about how she is using her ADHD traits to her advantage! 

We talk about: 

  • Jade’s story: what she does, how she got to where she is and why she does it
  • I share with Jade that many of my friends have recently been diagnosed with ADHD in their 40s. Some feel a real sense of shame about it…
  • What is ADHD?
  • What is your ADHD like for you re: being an employee and an entrepreneur?
  • How to break the stigma?
  • How can workplaces change to be more inclusive for people to “come out” about their ADHD?
  • Jade shares some super practical tips for people who want to talk to their workplaces about their ADHD.
  • Jade’s answer to “what is one way you would change the workplace if you had a magic wand: is great, see what she says…

About today’s guest: Jade is a self confessed Comms Nerd – and that is what her business is called too! She is a creative, strategic and experienced visual communicator. She brings innovative ideas and strategy, keen problem solving skills, with an illustration and design background, and a nerdy interest in data, measurement, and the real reason WHY. Her super powers are understanding complex situations quickly, creative solutions to communication problems, design thinking, human centred approach to EVERYTHING, communication strategy, efficient processes, creative outputs, and innovative solutions.

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Connect with Jade and her Comms Nerd Business

More about your host, Prina Shah:

We spend more time of our waking day at work than with loved ones, my mission is to make your workplace a good place to be!
 Sometimes I speak to amazing thought leaders, sometimes the podcasts will be solo episodes. 

I am Prina Shah, I am a Coach, Consultant, Trainer and Speaker with 20+ years of experience in developing Executives, Leaders and Teams.
 My specialty is in developing your people and working with you to optimise your organisational cultures.

 Thank you for tuning in!
Prina (helping you find Ways to Change the Workplace) Shah
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