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Trait #6: The Drive to Make a Difference

Neurodiversity Seeds Business Opportunities

In my last blog, I shared about how nuerodiverse people prefer multitasking and why it's a perfect fit for start-up businesses.

In case you missed it, you can catch up here →

In this blog, we'll explore some of the reasons why neurodiverse individuals often have the motivation and energy to create positive change in the world.

Nuerodiversity Drives the Difference

If you're neurodiverse, you may have noticed that you feel a deep desire to make a difference in the world. You might have a burning passion for something, a sense of purpose that guides you, and an unshakeable determination to achieve your goals. But have you ever wondered why that is? What is it about neurodiversity that gives some people such a strong drive to make a difference?

One reason why neurodiverse people are often driven to make a difference is that they tend to have areas of hyperfocus. This means that they can become completely immersed in a particular subject or activity, and as a result, they develop a strong passion and sense of purpose for their interests. This intense focus allows them to become experts in their field and motivates them to strive for excellence and make a significant impact.

Another factor that contributes to the drive to make a difference is a lack of rejection sensitivity. Neurodiverse people may be more sensitive to rejection and social exclusion, which can fuel their desire to prove themselves and demonstrate their worth. This can motivate them to work harder and achieve their goals, leading to a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Neurodiverse individuals also tend to have a unique perspective on the world.

This can make them innovative and creative problem-solvers, as they are able to view things from a different angle and come up with novel solutions. Their ability to think outside the box can lead to ground-breaking discoveries and advancements in their field.

And neurodiverse people may have to forge their own path to success due to the challenges and obstacles they face. This provides them with a sense of purpose and fulfillment not always found in traditional career paths. By embracing their strengths and finding ways to overcome their challenges, neurodiverse individuals can live up to their potential and create a life of meaning and purpose.

Neurodiversity can provide individuals with a strong drive to make a difference in the world. Their areas of hyperfocus, lack of rejection sensitivity, unique perspective, and need to forge their own path can motivate them to achieve their goals and create positive change. By embracing these strengths and finding ways to overcome their challenges, neurodiverse individuals can live up to their potential and contribute to a better world.

Food for thought if you're nuerodiverse:

🔵 What are your areas of hyperfocus, and how can you use them to make a difference in the world?

🟡 How has your unique perspective on the world helped you to solve problems in innovative ways?

🟣 How can you align your work with your sense of purpose to find greater meaning and fulfillment in your life?

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There are limitless ways in which I coach my clients to harness their gifts and help support their drive to make the difference in the world that they were meant for, while managing it in a way that reveals clear and ready-to-create ideas in a meaningful and healthy way.

If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about managing neurodiverse gifts and the unique capabilities they have, please feel free to get in touch. I’m always happy to share my knowledge and I’m passionate about helping people to achieve their goals no matter how big or small.

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