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How Executives Can Overcome the Challenges of Neurodiversity

Harnessing Your Neurodiversity Gifts

I’ve written extensively about the ways in which neurodiversity can benefit individuals in the workplace as well as the businesses they work for. For those who have been following me for some time, you’ll know how passionate I am about the unique perspectives and opportunities that arise from the common traits of neurodiversity.

However, there’s no denying that neurodiversity can be challenging to manage or to “live with”. These challenges can occur in everyday life, but are particularly prevalent in the workplace. Even in the most open and forward thinking workplaces, traditional ways of working simply don’t always align with the neurodiverse mind.

And also, this can lead to neurodiverse individuals feeling out of place, losing confidence, or even becoming anxious about going to work.

Whether you’re a junior employee, creative director, or senior executive, it’s important to find ways to overcome these challenges. It all starts with focusing on your strengths: