Dr. Ned Hallowell
Are you stressed out and frantic as you hurtle from one to-do item on your list to the next—but still unable to get it all done? Do you feel like you’ve lost control of your life as you struggle to meet competing demands on your time? Do you wish you had more time to spend with friends and family, but find yourself unable to carve out a single extra minute?
It’s understandable. In a highly competitive society where the economic landscape is changing rapid-fire, many people feel like they have to keep going at a relentless place, or they’ll fall behind.
But even if you have a full plate at work, you don’t have to live in what Dr. Ned Hallowell calls the “F State:” Frantic, frenzied, frenetic, fearful, forgetful, frustrated and furious.
Dr. Hallowell is a leading expert on productivity—and he can tell you how to get to the “C State” where you will perform at your best. This is a state where you are creative, careful, concentrated, curious and courteous. Setting up your life so that you live in the C State will allow you to get a lot more done in less time, and live more satisfying, healthier life.
It’s a matter of managing your life and not letting life manage you.
Dr. Hallowell will tell you exactly how to do this in his online seminar “CrazyBusy.” He’s an MD who taught at Harvard Medical School for 20 years who wrote the well known Harvard Business Review article “Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform.” He has tapped his 30-plus years of research to write CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life.
In this seminar you will learn:
- This six habits you can start using today to multiply your productivity dramatically
- How to identify your sweet spot—the work where you excel and advance your mission best—so you can minimize unproductive uses of your time
- The art of prioritizing and setting boundaries at work
- Ways to break from time-draining smart phone dependency and electronic addiction
- Strategies for avoiding common time drains, like overcommitment and people who suck away your time and energy like leeches
There is no reason to perform at less than your peak or to live in a way that allows little time for the people who really matter in your life. Set aside time today to watch this vital online seminar – and free yourself from crushing stress immediately!
Are you looking for practical, how-to solutions to life’s personal challenges? Best selling New York Times author and world-renowned ADHD expert, Dr. Ned Hallowell offers groundbreaking advice on how to survive in an ultra-competitive, ultra fast, attention deficit society while remaining sane, how to raise happy children, how to manage worry, the art of forgiveness and how to bring the best out of your employees. He also offers a prescriptive guide that shows how to get the most out of life with Attention Deficit Disorder.
A graduate of Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, Dr. Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist and the founder of The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, MA and New York City. He was a member of the faculty of the Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004 until he retired to devote his full professional attention to his clinical practice, lectures, and the writing of books.
Dr. Hallowell is a highly recognized speaker around the world. He has presented to thousands on topics such as ADD,strategies on handling your fast-pace life, the Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, how to help your employees Shine and other pertinent family and health issues. He has been prominently featured in the media, including 20/20, Oprah, Dr. Oz, CNN, PBS and NPR as well as 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Dateline, Good Morning America, US News and World Report, Newsweek, the Harvard Business Review, Washington Post, New York Times and other popular publications.
From corporate audiences to parent-teacher workshops and national television shows, people who listen to Dr. Hallowell come away stimulated, inspired and empowered to change their lives. He is a charismatic speaker, combining the knowledge of a Harvard instructor with his incredible understanding of ADD, human nature and the struggles we face in this crazy/busy world.
Dr. Hallowell is considered to be one of the foremost experts on the topic of ADHD. He is the co-author, with Dr. John Ratey, of Driven to Distraction, and Answers to Distraction, which have sold more than a million copies. In 2005, Drs. Hallowell and Ratey released their much-awaited third book on ADHD, Delivered from Distraction. “Delivered” provides updated information on the treatment of ADHD and more on adult ADHD.
Dr. Hallowell’s most recent book, SHINE: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your Peoplewas published January 17, 2011. In Shine, Dr. Hallowell draws on brain science, performance research, and his own experience helping people maximize their potential to present a proven process for getting the best from your people. He introduces the 5 steps in the Cycle of Excellence: Select, Connect, Play, Grapple and Grow, and Shine. He shows how each step is critical in its own right and translates into actions a manager or worker can do and do now to propel their people to excellence.
Dr. Hallowell’s book: Married to Distraction: Restoring Intimacy and Strengthening Your Marriage in an Age of Interruption, was released March 16, 2010. He teams up with his wife, Sue George Hallowell, a couples’ therapist, to explain the subtle but dangerous toll today’s overstretched, under nurtured lifestyle takes on our most intimate relationship. The good news is that there are straightforward and effective ways to maneuver your marriage out of the destructive roadblocks created by the avalanche of busy living.
Dr. Oz intereview - Dr. Hallowell on “The Medical Condition You Didn’t Know was Ruining Your Marriage.” Click here to watch Dr. Hallowell discuss Marriage and ADHD.
Dr. Hallowell’s book with Dr. Peter Jensen, SUPERPARENTING FOR ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child, was published in December, 2008. With decades of experience working with ADD children, Dr. Hallowell understands how easily the gifts of this condition are lost on a child amid negative comments from doctors, teachers, and even loving but frustrated parents. He has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability.”
Dr. Hallowell observes that people who do not have ADHD still often show many of its symptoms due to lives that are so busy that they overload their brains. He explores this phenomenon in his book, CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap!In this book, Dr. Hallowell shows how the hectic pace of modern life has led our society to suffer from broader, culturally induced ADD. His insight into how to unsnarl frenzied lives and take charge of how we really want to be living provides true inspiration to us all.
Dr. Hallowell lives in the Boston area with his wife, Sue, a social worker, and their three children.
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