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High Performance and ADHD

Jane interviews Jessica Burgess (Psychologist and friend) on High Performance and ADHD.


- 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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About the Author Jane McFadden

Jane McFadden, former psychologist turned neurodiversity specialist, found her passion after a late ADHD and autism diagnosis. She's the founder of Australia's largest online psychology company, helping veterans with PTSD. Now, she hosts the popular podcast "ADHD Mums" and speaks on neurodiversity, focusing on women and girls. Jane resides on the Sunshine Coast with her family.

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