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 052: Failing Doesn't Mean You're a Failure, with Amanda Steinberg
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Thanks to this week's Faster Than Normal sponsor, Bouncy Bands! Bouncy Bands attach to chairs and desks so you can bounce your feet and stretch your legs while you work. Kids usually have to sit still at their desk for 5-6 hours every day in school. Bouncy Bands let kids release their extra energy, anxiety, frustration, and boredom in an appropriate way without distracting others. When students use Bouncy Bands, teachers are surprised how students can stay on task longer and they aren't as anxious when taking tests.They are available on Amazon, tons of colors in stock! Use code PETERSHANKMAN for a discount. Thousands of teachers have been able to get free Bouncy Bands by getting funded through Donors Choose. Here's a link with tips on getting funded, along with a sample 1-page application to copy and paste: http://BouncyBands.com/DC Get married, have children, start a company, sink every last dollar you have into it, spend six years on a roller coaster of "will it work, will I lose everything, will it work, will I lose everything," and, oh, do this all with massive ADHD? Why not? Meet this week's guest is Amanda Steinberg! Amanda is the founder of Daily Worth, now WorthFM. She's managed to turn her ADHD into her superpower, no doubt, by following one basic rule: Surround yourself with good people who are smart and can do things when you get pulled in another direction. In this week's Faster Than Normal podcast, she explains how you can do the same, and a whole bunch more. Amanda is essentially the female me. I love this episode. She's so much fun, and understands so well how to use her ADHD to her advantage. Listen to her tips here. They're gold. Truly. Happy listening! :) In this episode, Peter and Amanda discuss: Amanda's backstory (01:49) Daily Worth (02:45) Massive markets (03:50) Idea execution (04:40) Why most ideas die (06:23) Making a big deal out of failing (07:51)