At Neurodiversity Specialists, we understand that everyone’s leadership journey is unique, and this is especially true for individuals with ADHD. Our ADHD Executive and Leadership Coaching service is designed to empower individuals with ADHD, providing them with the guidance and support needed to thrive in leadership roles, both personally and professionally.

What is ADHD Executive and Leadership Coaching?

ADHD Executive Leadership Coaching is a targeted professional development program designed for CEOs, Directors, and senior executives navigating leadership roles with ADHD. In this personalised one-on-one coaching relationship, our focus is on unlocking the unique potential of ADHD executives, optimising their performance, and cultivating key skills like creativity, time management, and effective decision-making.

We tailor our approach to address the specific challenges and strengths associated with ADHD, fostering enhanced communication, strategic thinking, and emotional intelligence. Our confidential coaching space empowers leaders to leverage their strengths, overcome challenges, achieve goals, and thrive in their roles, embracing neurodiversity for innovation and unparalleled leadership success.

Why Choose Our ADHD Executive and Leadership Coaching?

1. Experienced Coaches

Our coaches are professionals with extensive knowledge and understanding of ADHD and its impact on leadership. They bring a wealth of expertise and a compassionate approach to coaching.

2. Personalised Support

We recognise that each individual’s leadership challenges are different. Our coaching is tailored to each leader’s specific needs and goals, ensuring that the support is truly personalised.

3. Building Confidence

Our coaches work closely with leaders to build confidence, enhance self-awareness, and develop strategies for effectively managing the unique challenges associated with ADHD in leadership roles.

4. Navigating Leadership Dynamics

As leaders, navigating complex political dynamics with fellow leaders, customers, and suppliers is a part of the job. Our coaches specialise in assisting leaders with ADHD in navigating these dynamics, helping them adapt seamlessly to the demands of their roles.

5. Enhancing Productivity

We focus on helping leaders choose urgent and important tasks over preferred ones they may tend to hyper-focus on. We also assist in breaking old, unhelpful patterns and habits to improve overall productivity. Additionally, we provide stress management strategies to help leaders cope with the demands of their roles.

6. Addressing Fears and Anxieties

Many leaders with ADHD face fears and anxieties related to essential business management skills such as sales, public speaking, and report writing. Our coaches provide guidance and support in overcoming these challenges, including stress management techniques.

What to Expect from Our ADHD Executive and Leadership Coaching

  • Regular Coaching Sessions: Coaching sessions are conducted through regular one-on-one meetings. These sessions are typically conducted remotely, and meeting dates will be agreed upon in advance.
  • Goal-Oriented Approach: Our coaches work collaboratively with leaders to set achievable goals and milestones tailored to their leadership roles, including stress management goals.
  • Skill Building: We focus on skill development in various areas, including prioritisation, time management, communication, and effective leadership strategies. Stress management strategies are also included to help leaders manage workplace stress effectively.
  • Problem-Solving: Our coaches provide guidance on problem-solving and decision-making, helping leaders with ADHD navigate challenges effectively in their leadership roles, including stress-related challenges.
  • Supportive Environment: We create a safe and supportive environment where leaders can express themselves, share their experiences, and receive guidance without judgment.

Common Reasons Someone with ADHD May Seek Executive or Leadership Coaching

Individuals with ADHD may seek executive or leadership coaching for various reasons, including:

  • Overcoming challenges in prioritisation and time management, reducing stress related to work demands.
  • Breaking old, unhelpful patterns and habits they are stuck in with their work.
  • Navigating political dynamics with fellow leaders, customers or suppliers.
  • Choosing urgent or important tasks over preferred ones they tend to hyper-focus on, improving productivity.
  • Facing fears and anxieties related to essential business management skills, such as sales, public speaking, and report writing, with stress management as a key focus.

Supporting ADHD in Your Team

If someone in your team has ADHD, it’s important to learn how to:

  • Sensitively identify team members with ADHD.
  • Flex your leadership style and preferences to enhance their productivity and reduce workplace stress.
  • Use language that affirms and empowers team members with ADHD.
  • Adapt the working environment to ensure your colleagues with ADHD are successful and productive, reducing stress in the workplace.
  • Provide accommodations across the organization to ensure an ADHD-safe and accessible workplace, reducing stressors that may affect team members with ADHD.

How many sessions will I have?

The number of sessions recommended will depend on the needs of the individual but usually range between 6-12 sessions.

How will the sessions be delivered?

The sessions can be held face-to-face in the individual’s workplace or online via video conferencing tools such as Skype, Zoom and Google Meet. Sessions typically last 1 hour.

Next steps

To find out more about this service, please contact us to arrange a call or book a meeting via Calendly.