The Impulsive Thinker

André Brisson - High Achieving ADHD Entrepreneur

We celebrate ADHD entrepreneur success and discuss challenges and solutions. Having lived with undiagnosed ADHD for a large part of his entrepreneurial journey, the host André Brisson will share his personal stories on how he overcame his undiagnosed symptoms and how he refined his systems, routines and habits once diagnosed with self-awareness and personal growth. André will interview high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs, ADHD experts, and strength discovery experts covering many topics including their own obstacles and successes, strategies to manage their ADHD, share knowledge to gain insights and more. André will also be interviewed by guest hosts to pull out solutions and information from his brain – since his solutions are impulsive thoughts when talking to someone else. André Brisson was diagnosed at 44 with severe ADHD and Asperger’s. He has lived it, researched it, and transformed himself into a higher functioning ADHD entrepreneur. read less
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Treating People, Not Symptoms: Insights from Dr. Mike Sonick
2d ago
Treating People, Not Symptoms: Insights from Dr. Mike Sonick
Join André, The Impulsive Thinker, in this insightful episode of "The Impulsive Thinker Podcast."  Andre sits down with Dr. Mike Sonick, author of "Treating People, Not Patients." This episode dives into the transformative approach of humanizing healthcare, where empathy and individual care take center stage. Dr. Sonick shares his insights on integrating hospitality into healthcare, emphasizing the need for genuine, compassionate connections. Key Points Covered: - The impact of empathy in healthcare. - The concept of treating people as individuals, not just patients. - The significance of stress reduction and understanding in patient compliance and recovery. - The universal application of these principles in professional and personal life. André asks listeners a thought-provoking question: "How can we apply the principles of treating people, not patients, in our own industries to improve outcomes and relationships?" Join us for this compelling episode where André and Dr. Sonick explore how authentic relationships and compassionate communication can revolutionize not just healthcare, but all areas of our lives. Don't miss this insightful episode, perfect for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs seeking to deepen their understanding of empathy and its power in personal and professional growth. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Meeting Your Team Where They Are: A Path to Growth
6d ago
Meeting Your Team Where They Are: A Path to Growth
Join André, The Impulsive Thinker, in this insightful episode of "The Impulsive Thinker Podcast," where he delves into his previous discussion with Jeff Kaas, president of Kaas Tailored, in Episode 245, focusing on team building and leadership approaches. Key Points Covered: ·       Viewing team members as human beings, not just workers, improves team dynamics. ·       Work should feel like a hobby, fostering flow and enjoyment. ·       Engage team members where they are, focusing on personal growth over skill acquisition. ·       Utilize tools like Kolbe ATM Index, Clifton Strengths Finder, and Print to understand team members' working styles and motivations. ·       Coaching for personal and professional growth fosters reciprocal loyalty within the team. ·       Multiple mentors for team members can support diverse growth needs. Listener Engagement: ·       Share thoughts on the distinction between coaching for growth and teaching skills. Kolbe ATM is a registered trademark of Kolbe.com and all rights reserved. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
The Learning Library: Jeff Kaas' Innovative Approach to Team Growth
12-02-2024
The Learning Library: Jeff Kaas' Innovative Approach to Team Growth
Welcome to "The Impulsive Thinker," the go-to podcast for insights on team development in the high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurial world. In this enlightening episode, André, The Impulsive Thinker, engages with Jeff Kaas, president of Kaas Tailored, to explore innovative methods of nurturing team members by aligning them with their innate strengths. Key Points: 1. The importance of identifying and aligning team members’ natural talents with their roles. 2. Creating a workplace that encourages learning and growth in line with individual strengths. 3. The impact of a supportive team environment on personal and collective success. Jeff Kaas introduces the "Learning Library" concept, an approach that transforms the workplace into an arena where work aligns seamlessly with personal interests and strengths, cultivating a state of flow. He shares insights on the multi-mentor system, which enhances personal growth and team dynamics by providing diverse learning and development opportunities. André underscores how these strategies are crucial for teams led by ADHD entrepreneurs, emphasizing the need for an environment that leverages ADHD traits to foster productivity and fulfillment. Three Points André Stated at the End of the Podcast: 1. Recognize and utilize the unique strengths of each team member. 2. Cultivate a culture that values continuous learning and skill development. 3. Encourage a diverse range of mentorship for well-rounded team growth. Question for Listeners: In the concluding minutes, André challenges listeners, asking, "How can you integrate the 'Learning Library' approach in your team’s environment to enhance alignment with individual strengths?" Dive into this insightful episode with Jeff Kaas to discover groundbreaking ways to support and grow your team members, ensuring they work in harmony with their innate talents and strengths, a crucial aspect for success in the ADHD entrepreneurial landscape. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Resilience Through Experience: The ADHD Entrepreneur's Story
08-02-2024
Resilience Through Experience: The ADHD Entrepreneur's Story
Join André, The Impulsive Thinker, in this insightful episode of "The Impulsive Thinker Podcast," where he delves into the essence of resilience, particularly for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs.  Discover how resilience is not just learned but earned through real-life experiences. Key Points Covered: - Understanding Resilience: André discusses the difference between the dictionary definition of resilience and the deeper, more practical understanding of it. - Personal Reflections: Insights into how André's undiagnosed ADHD impacted his resilience and coping mechanisms. - The Role of Support Systems: The importance of having a supportive network for maintaining resilience without compromising personal well-being. - Resilience in ADHD Entrepreneurs: How overcoming adversity naturally builds resilience in entrepreneurs with ADHD. Listener Engagement: André poses a thought-provoking question: "How has your journey with ADHD contributed to your resilience in entrepreneurship?" Reflect on your resilience journey and join the conversation about the unique strengths of ADHD entrepreneurs. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Building Wealth Slowly: Real Estate Insights for ADHD Business Minds
05-02-2024
Building Wealth Slowly: Real Estate Insights for ADHD Business Minds
Welcome to another insightful episode of The Impulsive Thinker, the podcast tailored for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs.  I'm your host, André, The Impulsive Thinker.  In this episode, we dive deep into the realm of real estate investment with Michael Sarracini, CEO of Keyspire.  Join us as we unravel the intricacies of building wealth in real estate, tailored for the unique mindset of the ADHD entrepreneur. Key Points Covered: 1. Understanding Real Estate as a 'Get Rich Slow' Method: Michael highlights that real estate investment isn't a quick path to riches but a strategic journey requiring patience and knowledge. 2. The Concept of 'Active Appreciation': André and Michael discuss how investors can directly influence the value of their properties, a crucial aspect for ADHD entrepreneurs seeking control and direct impact. 3. Financing Strategies in Real Estate: André delves into various financing options like conventional financing, private lending, and private equity, emphasizing the need for understanding these to maintain control over investments. Summary: 1. Real estate investment requires a deep understanding of market dynamics. 2. Patience and strategy are key in the 'get rich slow' approach of real estate. 3. ADHD entrepreneurs can find great potential in real estate by leveraging their unique abilities. Question to Listeners: "How can you apply the concept of 'active appreciation' in your real estate investments to achieve long-term success?" Conclusion: This episode is a must-listen for any ADHD entrepreneur looking to navigate the complexities of real estate investment.  Michael Sarracini's expertise combined with André's insightful queries make for an enlightening discussion.  Don't forget to subscribe for more empowering episodes that help you understand your unique self and grow your business. For more information on the Keyspire Bootcamp click here: https://www.keyspire.com/learn-to-earn-ca/   For more information on the Keyspire Real Estate Masterclass clicker here: https://www.keyspire.com/masterclass/   Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Transforming Spaces, Transforming Minds: ADHD in the Context of Environment
01-02-2024
Transforming Spaces, Transforming Minds: ADHD in the Context of Environment
In this episode André reflects on his enlightening discussion with Dr. Kenny Handelman in episode 241 about the intricate relationship between environment, personality, and ADHD. This episode is a must-listen for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs seeking to navigate the complexities of their environment for personal and professional growth. Key Point: - André discusses the profound impact of environment on personality and mental health, emphasizing the importance of environment control in managing ADHD symptoms and mood dysregulation. Question to Listeners: André challenges listeners to consider why they might still be in negative environments and the effect of such settings on their personal growth and mental health. Join André as he delves into the necessity of creating supportive environments and setting boundaries for mental wellbeing. This episode encourages listeners to prioritize their health by choosing environments conducive to growth, and to bravely embrace change for a better future. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Decoding the Overlap: ADHD and Borderline Personality Disorder with Dr. Kenny Handelman
29-01-2024
Decoding the Overlap: ADHD and Borderline Personality Disorder with Dr. Kenny Handelman
This episode dives into the complexities of ADHD and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with Dr. Kenny Handelman, a renowned ADHD expert.  Kenny Handelman is a psychiatrist and Founder at The Centre of Integrative Mental Health.  This episode offers invaluable insights for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs seeking clarity and personal growth. Key Points: 1. Exploration of the overlap and distinguishing features between ADHD and BPD. 2. The importance of accurate diagnosis and the risks of misdiagnosis, particularly in women. 3. Effective treatment strategies for both conditions, emphasizing the role of medication and therapy. Highlights: - André underlines the transformative power of understanding one's mental health condition. - He emphasizes the significance of a collaborative approach in treatment. - The critical role of environmental and genetic factors in shaping personality and mental health. Question to Listeners: André asks you to reflect on your assumptions about people's personalities and the influence of their environments, encouraging empathy and deeper understanding. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the nuances of ADHD and BPD, offering profound insights into mental health, personal identity, and the journey towards self-discovery and growth. Join us to decode the intricacies of these conditions with André and Dr. Handelman. Kenny is the author of Attention Difference Disorder: How to Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen's Differences into Strengths in 7 Simple Steps.  Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Beyond Labels: Discovering the Uniqueness in ADHD Entrepreneurs
25-01-2024
Beyond Labels: Discovering the Uniqueness in ADHD Entrepreneurs
In this engaging episode of The Impulsive Thinker Podcast, André, The Impulsive Thinker, brings a fresh perspective on the role of labels in the lives of high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs. He illuminates how these labels, often seen as limiting, can be powerful tools for self-discovery and growth. André encourages embracing one's unique attributes to forge a path of success and self-fulfillment in both personal and professional spheres. Key Points: 1. The dual nature of labels and their impact on identity. 2. Embracing uniqueness as a strength in entrepreneurship. 3. How labels can serve as tools for self-growth and understanding. André concludes the episode with an invitation for listeners to reflect on their relationship with labels. He asks, "How do you feel about labels, and how have they impacted your journey?" This episode is a call to action for entrepreneurs to redefine their relationship with labels and harness their ADHD traits as assets. André inquired about the listeners views on labels and uniqueness, specifically asking: "What do you think about this labels and uniqueness?" He was interested in hearing the listeners' perspectives on the importance of labels in identifying and understanding one's uniqueness. This question was part of his broader discussion on the role of labels in self-identity and personal growth, particularly for those with neurodiversity. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Exploring the Kolbe A™ Index with Jeff Kaas
22-01-2024
Exploring the Kolbe A™ Index with Jeff Kaas
In todays episode, we delve into the intriguing world of the Kolbe ATM Index with guest host Jeff Kaas. In this episode, we explore how the Kolbe ATM Index is a game-changer for understanding conative patterns, especially for entrepreneurs with ADHD. Jeff Kaas engages André and unravels the complexities of conative tension and strain, offering invaluable insights on leveraging our innate problem-solving skills. This tool is not just about personal growth; it's about harmonizing your entrepreneurial spirit with your cognitive style. Key Points Covered: ·       The impact of conative tension on decision-making and team dynamics. ·       Strategies for ADHD entrepreneurs to harness their conative strengths. ·       The role of the Kolbe ATM Index in fostering business success and personal development. ·       Towards the end of our conversation, we highlighted the importance of embracing our conative uniqueness, the value of understanding team members' conative patterns, and the necessity of aligning our business strategies with our inherent conative strengths. Question for Our Listeners: Th Impulsive Thinker asked our valued listeners, "How will you apply the insights from the Kolbe ATM Index to enhance your entrepreneurial journey?" Do you want to learn about your Kolba A Index? Click here to find out more! Kolbe ATM is a registered trademark of Kolbe.com and all rights reserved. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Untangling To-Dos and Not-To-Forgets: ADHD Strategies for Entrepreneurs
18-01-2024
Untangling To-Dos and Not-To-Forgets: ADHD Strategies for Entrepreneurs
Join André, The Impulsive Thinker, as he delves into the intricate world of task management for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs. This episode sheds light on a common yet overlooked aspect: the confusion between to-do lists and not-to-forget lists. Key Points Covered by André: ·       The critical difference between to-do lists and not-to-forget lists. ·       Strategies to effectively separate and manage these lists. ·       Tools and techniques for prioritizing tasks without feeling overwhelmed. ·       Insightful tips to enhance organizational skills, specifically tailored for ADHD entrepreneurs. André poses a thought-provoking question in the last 7 minutes: "How do you differentiate your to-do tasks from those you just need to remember?" He invites listeners to share their strategies and insights, fostering a community of learning and support. This episode is not just about managing lists; it's a step towards understanding and harnessing the unique strengths of ADHD in the entrepreneurial journey. Tune in for valuable insights and practical advice. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Unveiling Strengths: A Parent's Guide to ADHD with Michael Sarracini
15-01-2024
Unveiling Strengths: A Parent's Guide to ADHD with Michael Sarracini
Welcome to "The Impulsive Thinker" podcast.  In this insightful episode, host André Brisson, The Impulsive Thinker, is joined by Michael Sarracini of Keyspire to discuss the unique aspects of parenting a child with ADHD. Key Points Covered by André Brisson: 1.       Embracing Neurodiversity: Understanding and supporting the unique needs of a child with ADHD. 2.     Advocacy for Personalized Education: Highlighting the need for specialized educational approaches. 3.     Recognizing Individual Strengths: Acknowledging and nurturing the distinct abilities of children with ADHD. Michael Sarracini's Key Learnings: 1.       The value of patience and understanding in responding to a child's needs. 2.     The importance of consistent and clear communication to foster a supportive environment. 3.     The necessity of being proactive in seeking resources and support for both the child and the family. André's Key Points at the End: 1.       The significance of patience and empathy in parenting. 2.     Building a supportive community for parents and children. 3.     Cultivating a growth mindset in navigating ADHD challenges. André's Question to Listeners: "And what are the most significant lessons you've learned from parenting a child with ADHD?" This episode offers deep insights into the challenges and opportunities in parenting a child with ADHD. André and Michael provide invaluable advice, making it essential listening for anyone in the ADHD community, particularly parents. Join us for more empowering discussions on "The Impulsive Thinker," where we delve into ADHD and entrepreneurship. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Self-Discovery and Healthy Boundaries: Exploring the Impact of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
11-01-2024
Self-Discovery and Healthy Boundaries: Exploring the Impact of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
In this episode Andre Brisson shares his personal reflections on dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) after a discussion with Dr. Alexandra Philipsen.  Andre delves into his own experiences with DBT and the impact it had on his mental health and self-perception.  He discusses the validation of his feelings, asserting boundaries, and the importance of surrounding oneself with supportive individuals.  Join us as Andre shares his insights and encourages listeners to prioritize their mental health and make positive changes in the new year. 1.       DBT validated André's feelings, giving him the right to express and communicate his emotions assertively.  It provided a framework for him to understand that his feelings were okay, but the way he was expressing them needed adjustment. 2.     Through DBT, André learned the importance of setting and communicating healthy boundaries.  This skill enabled him to recognize when an environment or relationship was not conducive to his well-being, especially in the context of his family. 3.     The episode emphasized the importance of prioritizing mental health and practicing self-care.  André shared the significance of creating a supportive and positive environment by surrounding oneself with the right people who uplift and respect one's well-being. Andre urged listeners to make a commitment to surround themselves with supportive and positive individuals in the new year.  He stressed the importance of conserving energy and ensuring that the people around are supportive and conducive to personal growth and well-being.  You listeners deserve and are entitled to be in a positive and uplifting environment, encouraging them to prioritize their own needs and happiness. André posed a heartfelt question to the listeners, urging them to promise to try and change the people around them to create a supportive and positive environment in the coming year. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Dr. Alexandra Philipsen on DBT: Unlearning Past Habits, Gaining Self-Validation, and Enhancing Interpersonal Skills for ADHD
08-01-2024
Dr. Alexandra Philipsen on DBT: Unlearning Past Habits, Gaining Self-Validation, and Enhancing Interpersonal Skills for ADHD
In this episode of The Impulsive Thinker, we dive into the world of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with the renowned expert Dr. Alexandra Philipsen.  We discuss the application of DBT in the context of adult ADHD.  From the core components of DBT to the importance of self-validation and acceptance, this episode provides crucial insights into how DBT can be a transformative treatment for individuals dealing with ADHD and other mental health challenges.  Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of DBT and its potential impact on mental well-being. 1.       DBT involves learning skills that validate feelings and enable effective communication of needs, thus promoting self-respect and self-confidence. 2.     DBT aids in unlearning protective behaviours and gaining an understanding of their underlying triggers, with an emphasis on acceptance and explanation rather than excuses. 3.     The listener is encouraged to consider DBT a valuable personal growth and self-improvement approach. "Have you considered DBT?"  We highly recommend it as a valuable strategy for personal development. This conversation serves as an insightful exploration of the benefits and applicability of DBT in addressing emotional dysregulation, particularly in individuals with ADHD. This discussion sheds light on the significance of validation, acceptance, and skills acquisition in promoting effective emotional management and interpersonal effectiveness. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Redefining Success: Dr. Brandie Keates' Transformative Journey with ADHD
01-01-2024
Redefining Success: Dr. Brandie Keates' Transformative Journey with ADHD
Welcome to a new episode of "The Impulsive Thinker," the podcast for high-achieving ADHD entrepreneurs. Today, your host, André Brisson, The Impulsive Thinker, delves into a profound conversation with Dr. Brandie Keates, a dynamic figure who has redefined success through her journey with ADHD. Explore Dr. Keates' personal and professional metamorphosis, understanding how she turned ADHD from a challenge into a powerful ally.Gain insights into the practical strategies and mindset shifts that propelled Dr. Keates' entrepreneurial journey.Learn how self-awareness and embracing ADHD can lead to extraordinary growth and achievement. Insights: Discussing the importance of recognizing ADHD as a unique strength in entrepreneurship.Reflecting on the transformative power of personal challenges and resilience.Encouraging listeners to reframe their perspective on ADHD and harness its potential. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to transform their ADHD into a stepping stone for success. Dr. Keates' story is a beacon of inspiration, showing that with the right mindset, challenges can become opportunities for extraordinary achievements. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Embracing Differences Redefining Success with Gary Mottershead
25-12-2023
Embracing Differences Redefining Success with Gary Mottershead
Welcome to "The Impulsive Thinker," a podcast dedicated to the high-achieving ADHD entrepreneur.  I'm your host, André, The Impulsive Thinker.  I'm thrilled to share my conversation with Gary Mottershead, the founder of GCP Industrial Products, on the "Clarity Generates Confidence" podcast in this episode.  We dive deep into the world of ADHD entrepreneurs, discussing personal growth, self-awareness, and the unique challenges and strengths that come with ADHD.  I published his episode entirely, as there was no way to recreate the discussion.   Key Points Covered: 1. André shares his personal journey of understanding his ADHD and how it has shaped his professional and personal life. 2. André discusses the unique challenges of ADHD in the business world and how to turn these into opportunities. 3. André provides practical strategies for ADHD entrepreneurs to effectively navigate their business and personal lives.   Key Statements: 1. "Be honest and true to yourself." 2. "Understand how your game is played, be your game and play your game." 3. "You have the right to be unique but need to gain clarity on who you are."   Question for Listeners: In the last 7 minutes of the episode, André poses a thought-provoking question to the listeners: "How do you perform a 'mirror check' to be honest and true to yourself?"   This episode is a treasure trove of insights for anyone looking to understand ADHD in the context of entrepreneurship and personal growth. André's experiences and advice are invaluable for those seeking to harness their unique strengths and navigate their challenges. Join us in this enlightening journey on "The Impulsive Thinker."   Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Unique Talents, One Mission: Empowering the ADHD Entrepreneur
21-12-2023
Unique Talents, One Mission: Empowering the ADHD Entrepreneur
In this episode, our host, André, The Impulsive Thinker, delves into his personal mission and the profound insights that shape his advocacy for neurodiversity in entrepreneurship. Discover how André's mission focuses on protecting the rights of individuals to be accepted and valued for their uniqueness. Learn about André's skill in extracting meaningful insights from discussions, a talent that enhances both his podcast and professional endeavors. André emphasizes the importance of embracing neurodiversity, not just in the realm of ADHD but across the entrepreneurial spectrum. A call to action for recognizing and celebrating the unique talents of every individual in the business world. "If you know of opportunities where I could speak about these topics, please reach out." This invitation underscores his dedication to spreading awareness and inclusivity. André Brisson's journey is not just about embracing ADHD but advocating for a world where every entrepreneur's unique abilities are acknowledged and nurtured. Join us in fostering an environment where diversity is not just accepted but celebrated. Share your thoughts and potential speaking opportunities with André to further this vital mission. Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!
Thinking Differently: Transforming Business with Neurodiversity with Peter Shankman
18-12-2023
Thinking Differently: Transforming Business with Neurodiversity with Peter Shankman
Join André Brisson, The Impulsive Thinker, in a conversation with Peter Shankman, an acclaimed author and entrepreneur with ADHD. This episode delves into the world of neurodiversity, particularly ADHD, and its impact on the workplace and personal development. Shankman shares insights from his books "Faster Than Normal" and "The Boy with a Faster Brain," exploring how understanding and embracing ADHD can lead to extraordinary success in business and life. Key Points Covered: ·       Shankman discusses his motivation for writing "The Boy with a Faster Brain," aiming to help children with ADHD realize their unique strengths. ·       Shankman introduces his new start-up company, Mental Capital, which aids businesses in appreciating and integrating neurodiverse talents. ·       The conversation highlights the need for a paradigm shift in how society and businesses perceive neurodiversity, seeing it not as a disability but as a different set of cognitive abilities. André’s Closing Thoughts: ·       The importance of creating supportive environments for neurodiverse individuals. ·       Recognizing and valuing different cognitive abilities can lead to more effective and inclusive workplaces. ·       Empowerment through understanding one's unique abilities and leveraging them for personal and professional growth. "What do you suck at? Can you own it and let your team know about it?" This question encourages listeners to embrace their weaknesses and turn them into strengths through teamwork and understanding. Peter Shankman can be reached on his website or LinkedIn and his books can be found here: "Faster Than Normal" and "The Boy with a Faster Brain," Check out the ADHD Transform Journey Program that is now available. We would like to hear from you!  Please send show ideas, questions, or feedback to podcast@tacticalbts.com and join our mailing list here!  Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our website at Tactical Breakthroughs. André Brisson can also be found on LinkedIn. You can find other Podcast Episodes here!