Life in the fast lane: What really goes on in my neurodivergent brain

Third instalment in our neurodiversity series

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Companies need to tap into the strengths of the neurodivergent brain
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Companies need to tap into the strengths of the neurodivergent brain

Investment organisations wanting to tap into a unique talent pool should take the time to understand what makes neurodivergent brains tick.

My brain likes to work at 200mph. Operating at high speed with multiple simultaneous deliverables is my happy place and it takes a monumental effort for me to slow my brain down. This is as true at home as it is at work - in fact, I find it almost impossible to separate the two things. In two seconds flat, my brain can take me from the seed of an idea to a fully-fledged vision, zoomed out with complete 360-degree risk/reward analysis, and zoomed in with project plan including milestones, deliverables, and resource requirements. This can excite and frustrate in equal measure. As ...

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