77. ADHD entrepreneurial anxiety? Use procrastination!

77. ADHD entrepreneurial anxiety? Use procrastination!

In the hustle and bustle of running a business with ADHD, the word 'procrastination' often feels like a dark shadow looming over every unchecked item on our to-do lists.

But what if I told you that procrastination isn't the villain it's often made out to be?

Hey, I'm Katie McManus, business strategist and money mindset coach, and your host of "The Weeniecast"!

In case you prefer watching me explain the benefits of procrastination for adhd entrepreneurs... video version's above!☝️


Hey, I'm Katie McManus, your host of The Weeniecast, and in this episode, I'm flipping the script on procrastination and revealing how it can actually be harnessed as a powerful tool to manage anxiety and boost productivity.

As an ADHD entrepreneur myself, I've been doing a lifelong dance with the total death eater that is the procrastination beast.

But I learned a lot about the world of dopamine-driven decisions and anti-linear productivity.

I'll walk you through the intricacies of managing a business with an often misunderstood psychology.

We delve into the fear of diving into unknown tasks, the relentless planning churning in our minds, and the hidden creativity within procrastination.

By revealing my own stories and dissecting the complex interplay between ADHD, procrastination, and fear of failure, I'll show you how to redefine productivity norms to cater to your beautifully unique neurological wiring.

From organizing tasks into manageable categories to breaking down complex projects into digestible pieces, this episode is designed to help you navigate your workday with intuitive grace.

Stick with me, weenie, and you'll discover the secret sauce to optimizing your work life by realigned task management to harmonize with your body's natural dopamine levels.

By the time we wrap up, you'll have the tools and a fresh mindset that defies traditional business strategies.

You'll know how to turn the tide on procrastination and use it to your advantage.

You'll have been guided you through the process of identifying and prioritizing tasks according to your energy levels.

And you'll feel empowered to tackle them not just with efficiency, but with enthusiasm.

Timestamped Summary:

00:00 ADHD procrastination sparks creativity, fear plays role.

06:12 Our brains absorb things easily, but not everything.

09:24 Manage cortisol with dopamine, avoiding unwanted tasks.

10:31 Acknowledge low dopamine, prioritize tasks accordingly.

14:00 Reluctantly leaving dishes leads to more chores.

17:32 Understanding technology, organization, segmentation, targeted distribution and decision-making.

21:24 Thoroughly planning day, assessing energy levels.

26:19 Use procrastination to manage anxiety, book call.

Mentioned in this episode:

The Hyperfocus group