IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO FIND YOUR DREAM CAREER!

Wondering how to find the right career for you?

Struggling with a college direction?

Graduating college and don’t know what’s next?

Then this course is especially for YOU!

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined”

– Henry David Thoreau

An in-depth Career Exploration Webinar Course

During this unique 8 week interactive webinar course, you will take a life-changing journey with Coach Michelle Raz to discover your life’s passion and career aspirations.

The webinar course runs 8 consecutive Wednesdays, 10 am Pacific time, June 28 – August 16. Can’t make a session? Recordings are available for 7 days after each session 

 

Learn More at: https://edgefoundation.org/career-coaching-webinar

Michelle Raz – Your Career Coach

Michelle Raz

Michelle Raz, M.Ed., BCC, is an ADHD and Career Coach who is Board Certified by the Center for Credentialing and Education. She has over 2,500 hours of coaching experience, and has been a member of the Edge Foundation coaching team since 2010. Michelle has a certificate as a Career Services Specialist from Wilma Fellman, career counseling expert, trainer and author of Finding a Career That Works for You. She also earned a Certificate of Advanced Coaching Skills Practicum from world-renown ADHD coaching expert Jodi Sleeper-Triplett.

You can learn more about Coach Raz at www.razcoaching.com

WHY WAIT – FIND YOUR PASSION IN LIFE TODAY! 

Have questions? Contact Denise at Edge Foundation.

Call 206-632-9497 or email dvonpressentin@edgefoundation.org.

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Career advice for those with ADHD

Here at Edge we talk a lot about how an ADHD coach can help you learn the skills you need to succeed in school.   But what about after you get out of school?

We like to say that coaching helps you hone your edge to climb higher in life.  School is just the starting place for that journey. Working with an ADHD coach can be a highly effective method to help you bridge the journey from school to the workplace.

When you work with an ADHD coach to help you be successful in school, you build skills that will help you be successful in life.  Skills like perseverance when the going gets tough, time management, organizational systems that work for YOU, prioritizing, and focus.

Your coach is interested in helping you achieve YOUR goals (not your parents goals for you.) School is usually a stepping stone to help you get there.

But which jobs are ADHD Friendly?

Search for ADHD –friendly jobs and you’ll find a ton of articles that talk about career planning, career traps and what qualities you should look for in a workplace.  The best advice we’ve seen, comes from Ned Hallowell. Hallowell has written 18 books including one of the most recommended books about ADHD: Driven to Distraction.

In an ADDitude Magazine article, Hallowell gives some excellent advice to get started in figuring out what you want to do when you get out of school.

Two pieces of advice for the ADHD job searcher

If you were going to take just two pieces of advice away from Hallowell’s article it would be this:

  • “The best jobs for adults with ADD are the ones that let them do what they do best and love most,” and
  • “Maintaining a realistic assessment of your strengths and weaknesses are part of the job of planning for — and keeping — a job.”

Your ADHD coach helps you identify those strengths and weaknesses. And if you haven’t figured out what your passion is yet, she can also help you find your path to discovering it.

We’ve known writers, consultants, police officers, lawyers, advertising managers, baseball players, singers, computer geniuses … who have all been successful AND have ADHD.

What do you hope to do when you get out of school?

Have you figured out your strengths and weaknesses?

We’d love to hear from you in the comment section, below.