ADHD is a condition that is frequently blamed for communication breakdowns, leading to misunderstandings and frustrations in relationships. However, in an eye-opening episode of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast, co-host Lynne Edris and guest Bonnie Mincu shed light on the true underlying causes of these breakdowns – differing communication and behavioral styles among individuals.

Lynne and Bonnie emphasize the importance of recognizing and understanding the impact of diverse communication styles. Rather than attributing all communication challenges to ADHD, they highlight the role of assumptions and differing approaches to communication that can lead to misunderstandings.

Throughout the episode, Lynne and Bonnie delve into the complexities of different communication styles and how they can create barriers in relationships. They discuss the common misunderstandings that arise when individuals with different styles interact and share practical strategies to overcome these challenges.

One key aspect they highlight is the need for active listening. They stress the importance of truly hearing and understanding the perspectives of others, rather than making assumptions based on one’s own communication style. By actively engaging in the conversation and seeking to understand the other person’s viewpoint, individuals can bridge the communication gap and prevent misunderstandings.

Lynne and Bonnie also emphasize the significance of empathy and open-mindedness in communication. They encourage individuals to approach conversations with a genuine desire to understand and connect with others, even if their communication styles differ. By practicing empathy, individuals can develop a deeper appreciation for the diverse ways in which people communicate and build stronger

Bonnie Mincu

Bonnie Mincu began her ADHD Coaching business after leaving a 23-year corporate career as executive coach, trainer and consultant. Floundering without structure and deadlines, she learned, to her surprise, that she had ADHD. This sent Bonnie into an entirely different career as an ADHD Coach and trainer. As one of the first coaches to develop training for ADHD adults, Bonnie created tools and solutions for common ADHD challenges such as chronic overwhelm, poor time sense, mental paralysis, inability to plan, disorganization and toxic shame. Bonnie’s been an annual speaker and presenter in many online summits and conferences and has taught her day-long seminar on ADHD in the Workplace for NYU. Learn more about Bonnie’s affordable ADHD online membership program to help ADHD adults achieve self-mastery at https://productivitypathfinder.com

Podcast Co-Host Lynne Edris is a Productivity & ADHD Coach who helps overwhelmed professionals from all over the world learn to accomplish what they intend and take control of their days with ease so that they can perform at the level of their abilities and have more time, more energy and more bandwidth for what matters most to them. Lynne is a woman, wife, and mom with ADHD herself, so she understands the struggles and challenges of living with ADHD. She has gone from living in the constant state of chaos, overwhelm, and under-performance that adults with ADHD know far too well, to living a life of more success and fulfillment than she once dreamed possible. Her passion is to help others fulfill their own potential and start “firing on all cylinders” in all areas of your life. You can learn more about Lynne at www.CoachingADDvantages.com, and text keyword “HACK” to 33777 to get her 7 Fool-Proof Productivity Hacks for overwhelmed professionals!

ADHD Support Talk Radio is an award winning Podcast for Adults with ADD / ADHD. Co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris are joined by Adult ADHD experts and they cover important topics related to Adult ADD / ADHD. Podcast guests include Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Laurie Dupar, Terry Matlen and many more.

Tara McGillicuddy is the Producer, Owner and Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Tara with general questions or feedback about the podcast.

Lynne Edris is the Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Lynne with feedback about her episodes.

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