The Faster Than Normal Podcast: ADD | ADHD | Health
About This Show
Where ADD is a Gift, not a Disability. Hosted by Peter Shankman. The Faster Than Normal podcast interviews people from all around the globe, from every walk of life, in every profession, from rock stars to CEOs, from teachers to politicians, who have learned how to unlock the gifts of their ADHD and use it to their personal and professional advantage, to build businesses, to become millionaires, or to simply better their lives.
Most Recent Episode
FTN 035: The One Where OCD meets ADHD, with Josh Verne
2 days ago
The Faster Than Normal ADHD T-Shirts are live! Grab yours before the campaign ends next week! So whenever I talk about taking ADHD meds, I call it my "expense report medication." That is, if I'm forced to take medication, it's only for things that truly won't get done otherwise - I don't take Concerta all the time, usually rarely. But occasionally, it's needed, for those things people with ADHD just simply don't want to do. Like expense reports. Or benefits forms. Or claims forms. That's why this week is a special treat for us: Josh Verne has founded multiple companies, and as always, comes from a place where he realized that what he has is a gift, not a curse.We're going to find out how all of these things can be done, with ADHD, by talking this week, not to someone with ADHD, but with OCD. We're going to find out how Josh uses his OCD to do some of the things that we couldn't imagine doing - And the best part? Josh's secret lies in two things: His outlook on life, and enjoying what he does. You know who else that works for? Us!! Enjoy this interview. You're going to like it. In this episode, Peter and Josh discuss: Josh's story and OCD (02:06) Negative vs positive outlook (04:28) Having devices automate mundane tasks (06:59) Running an employee benefits company (08:48) Meetings (10:53) The challenge with having to always finish a task (12:03) Enjoying what you do (13:01) Relaxation (14:14) Success secrets (15:03) Boxing (15:43) Links/Mentions FlockU Joe Frazier As always, leave us a comment below, drop us a review on iTunes (PLEASE!) and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven't already! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note - We'd love to hear!