#10 — Jeremy Nagel — Mastering the ADHD Mind, Celebrating Neurodiversity, From Coping to Optimizing

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#10 — Jere­my Nagel — Mas­ter­ing the ADHD Mind, Cel­e­brat­ing Neu­ro­di­ver­si­ty, From Cop­ing to Optimizing

Jere­my Nagel is a remark­able indi­vid­ual who has defied the odds and forged a unique path to suc­cess in mas­ter­ing the ADHD mind. 

Hail­ing from the world of soft­ware devel­op­ment and now a vision­ary start­up founder and prod­uct man­ag­er, Jere­my’s jour­ney is noth­ing short of inspiring.

In this episode, we’ll dive deep into his jour­ney and explore:

- What is ADHD and it’s manifestations

- Mas­ter­ing the ADHD mind

- Deal­ing with social anx­i­ety with ADHD and autism

- What even is ‘nor­mal’?

- Con­for­mi­ty and over­com­ing soci­etal expectations

- Cop­ing mech­a­nisms and how to achieve suc­cess as a neu­ro­di­ver­gent individual

- Dis­trac­tion man­age­ment tools and tequniques

- Being a free­lancer vs employ­ee when on spectrum

- How to be more inclu­sive as a hir­ing man­ag­er / leader

- Cor­rect lan­guage to use with neu­ro­di­verse individuals

A Little More About Jeremy Nagel

Bat­tling not only the intri­cate world of cod­ing but also per­son­al demons, Jere­my has over­came an eat­ing dis­or­der, nav­i­gat­ed through finan­cial chal­lenges and learned to har­ness the incred­i­ble pow­er of his neu­ro­di­ver­gent mind. 

In a world that often mis­un­der­stands neu­ro­di­ver­si­ty, Jere­my has not only per­se­vered but thrived.

But that’s not where Jere­my’s sto­ry ends. He’s a pas­sion­ate advo­cate for men­tal health, advo­cat­ing for bal­ance in life and help­ing neu­ro­di­ver­gent indi­vid­u­als find their own unique strengths. 

Jere­my’s insights into ADHD and autism are not only valu­able, they’re transformative!

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Episode Chapters

0:00 — Teaser

1:18 — Introduction

2:46 — Mas­ter­ing the ADHD mind through failures

6:16 — ADHD and it’s manifestations

10:04 — Social anx­i­ety with ADHD and autism

11:47 — What even is ‘nor­mal’?

12:47 — Con­for­mi­ty & soci­etal expectations

15:37 — Find­ing a help­ing hand

17:41 — From cop­ing mech­a­nisms to success

21:12 — Dis­trac­tion Man­age­ment & FocusBear

24:17 — Free­lancer vs employ­ee when on spectrum

28:17 — How hir­ing lead­ers can be more inclusive

35:17 — Work­place setups for success

37:12 — Terms, lan­guage and approach

42:07 — Pas­sion & high­er purpose

45:23 — Fol­low your heart or the dollars?

49:37 — How to con­nect with Jeremy

49:55 — Advice to 20yo self

51:33 — Out­ro and summary