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40. High Performance and ADHD with Jessica Burgess
Episode 4030th October 2023 • ADHD Mums • Jane McFadden
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Jane interviews Jessica Burgess (Psychologist and friend) on High Performance and ADHD.



Highlights:


- What is high achievement and how is it different to high performance?


- Women are praised for their ADHD traits but they are also sometimes detrimental to mental


and physical health.


- Does medication really dull the creativity and beauty?


- What are strengths for ADHD in the workplace?


- How does leadership look for ADHD and burnout?


- Why do ADHD so often start their own business?


- The interplay between perfectionism and 'not feeling good enough' and ADHD.


- Achievement cycles and how to stop doing it.


- Some strategies from Jess on how to align your values with what you actually do every week.


- Jane talks about wellbeing vs achievement at school.


- Should we disclose ADHD at work?


- How can we encourage more inclusion?


- Jane shares on her childhood and how it created a high achievement vortex that has proven her successful but at what cost?









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