Hey, welcome to the show. I wanted to tell you right off the top, I'm going to be taking a break from ADHD Nerds. I'm basically going to call the episodes I've done so far, Season One. And then now I'm going to be taking an extended break.
The Power of ADHD Coaching
This is episode 18. And today I'm talking with Ryan Mayer. Ryan is an ADHD coach on a mission to empower ADHDers toward their greatness. And you may know him from his videos on TikToK or Instagram where he has over half a million followers. Today, we talk about his struggles working in corporate America and how that eventually led him to becoming an ADHD coach. We also dive into what ADHD coaching is and how it can help you.
Simply ADHD and a Career in Tech
On today's episode, I talk with my friend, Rich Burroughs. Rich is a fellow nerd who is the Staff Developer Advocate at Loft Labs, and also is the creator of Kube Cuddle, a podcast about Kubernetes and the people who build and use it. Rich and I both did some ADHD coach training together last year, and we talk a bit more about that in today's episode, as well as what it's like working in the tech industry with ADHD.
Brittany S Hochstetler:
People Pleasing and ADHD
This is episode 16. And today I'm talking with Brittany Hochstetler. Brittany is an ADHD Brain Health Coach, cohost of the Brain Health Journey podcast, and a homeschooling mom of three. Today we talk about people pleasing, what it's like raising ADHD kids with more knowledge than our parents had, and a whole lot more.
Overcoming the Weight of Shame
This is episode 15 and today I'm talking with Lindsay Guentzel. Lindsay is an award-winning, albeit job-hopping, TV and radio journalist and producer. Since her own diagnosis in early 2021, Lindsay has made ADHD her latest hyperfocus and hosts the Refocused podcast. Today, we talk about her experience working in media and entertainment with ADHD, as well as how to cope when reality doesn't line up with our intentions and our expectations. You're not going to want to miss it.
Dr. Tish Gentile:
How to Prepare for ADHD Diagnosis
This is episode 14. And today I'm talking with Dr. Tish Gentile. Tish is an ADHD advocate, mentor, and has worked in healthcare for over 20 years. She currently works as a learning and development consultant at a research medical institute in New England. Today we talk about how she was diagnosed with adhd at a young age, her experience in special education, and her more recent diagnosis of autism. Plus, we cover how you should prepare for seeking diagnosis and what you need to do to advocate for yourself. You won't want to miss it.
Brain Scans and Technology
This is episode 13. And today I'm talking with Mikah Sargent. Mikah is a podcaster, journalist, tech enthusiast, and dog enthusiast. You may know him from the TWiT network, where he hosts several podcasts, including iOS Today, Tech News Weekly, Hands-on Mac, and The Tech Guy with Leo Laporte. Or maybe you listen to another one of his podcasts. In true ADHD fashion, he hosts more podcasts than I can count. Mikah is definitely a fellow ADHD nerd, and today we're going to talk about his story with ADHD and how that has factored into his passion for all things tech.
Building Tiny Habits with ADHD
This is episode 12, and today I'm talking with Sharon Pope. Sharon is the co-founder and CEO of Shelpful, the instant accountability service that pairs you with a real human buddy to help you build good habits. She's also a certified habit coach and was previously a startup advisor at Y Combinator. Today, we talk about how she started a company to solve her own problem and how that contributed to her own ADHD diagnosis story.
Battling Career Boredom
This is episode 11, and today I'm talking with my friend, Monica Lim. Monica is a project manager and creator based in Seoul who currently leads business development in Korea for LottieFiles, a community platform for creating motion graphics. Among other things, she's also worked as a career and English coach, helping professionals improve their communication skills and accelerate their careers.
Jesse J. Anderson:
My ADHD Diagnosis Story
This is episode 10 and today we're doing something a little bit different. To celebrate episode 10, and because I don't have time to, uh, interview anyone right now because I'm doing my course. I'm actually going to do a solo episode today.
ADHD Productivity, DevRel, and Tetris
This is episode nine, and today I'm talking with Jay Miller. Jay is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, and as an advocate, Jay has appeared on numerous podcasts, video channels, and presenting to developers all over the globe. Recently at folks in Nigeria, entrepreneurs at South By Southwest, and developers worldwide at Python's largest conference, pyCon.
ADHD and the Minimum Level of Chaos
This is episode eight. Today I'm meeting with Karaminder, who is a course creator, entrepreneur, and sort of a modern day philosopher. In this episode, we talk about some of his theories on how the human brain works and what his experience has been like with ADHD.
Making Scientific ADHD Info Accessible
This is episode seven, and today I'm talking with Deniz Perry, an ADHD creative who focuses on delivering authentic info in a fun format for other ADHDers. As a biochemical engineer who spent her whole life working in biotech, her passion is to make scientific info accessible to fellow ADHDers, support neurodiversity awareness, and explore her own late diagnosis.
Getting Things Done with ADHD
This is episode six. Today, I'm talking with Scotty Jackson. Scotty is a self-described productivityist, a digital communications manager, and cohost of the Nested Folders podcast. Nested Folders is a podcast all about productivity and the good and bad of getting things done.
ADHD Time Management and Software Development
This is episode five. And today I'm talking with Marie Ng. Marie is the founder of Llama Life, a desktop productivity app, which helps you work through your to-do list, not just making never-ending ones. When she couldn't find a tool that worked with her brain, she decided to teach herself to code by watching YouTube videos and Llama Life is the result.
Managing Your Budget and Finances with ADHD
This is episode four. And today I'm talking with Tina Mathams. Tina is an accountant and money coach with ADHD. And she helps people overcome their unhelpful spending habits and manage their money. Today, we talk about all things finances with ADHD, including budgeting and educating your kids on finances as early as you can. Stay tuned for some great financial strategies.
Finding Your Passion and the Power of Storytelling
This is episode three. Today, I'm talking with Nik Nieblas. Nik is a writer, actor, director, comedian, musician, and stay at home dad. His company, Heart and Whimsy Productions, crafts heartwarming and whimsical narratives that champion representation and explore the nuances of mental health and social issues. Today, we talk about moving people with the power of story and finding your passion.
Surviving ADHD Burnout
This is episode two, and today I'm talking with Trina Haynes. Trina is an ADHD advocate and owner of the My Lady ADHD platform, which helps to educate and empower newly diagnosed ADHDers. We talk about how to recognize and avoid ADHD burnout, how the ADHD Community is like a family, as well as some of the overlap in symptoms between ADHD and Multiple Sclerosis.
Guilt-free Meditation, Radiant Brains, and Beautiful Math
This is episode one, and I am talking today with one of my favorite people, my friend, Stephen Scott. Stephen shares hard won wisdom on life and fatherhood, and we talk a bit about life with a radiant brain, systems for creating and writing, and guilt-free meditation and morning pages.
Welcome to the ADHD Nerds Teaser Episode
Welcome to the teaser episode of the ADHD Nerds podcast.