ADHD reWired Episode 107
Title: Awareness Engagement Completion with Cameron Gott
Guest: Cameron Gott
Cameron Gott is the co-developer and senior trainer of the Coach Approach for Organizers™ program. An ADHD coach, Cameron works with professionals who want to match action with intention and take their game to the next level. Besides coaching adults with ADHD, Cam mentors ADHD coaches-in-training and writes about a variety of ADHD work topics at his Global Creative blog . He is the chief architect of The AEC Model utilized in our advanced ADHD coach training course. With a background in education, Cam took his first coaching training in 1998 and subsequently received training and certification through the demanding program at The Coaches Training Institute™.
- After being Diagnosed with ADHD Cameron discovered that articulating ADHD is a critical step in ADHD Awareness
- Half of the people in the world do not think about thinking
- Cameron was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 28 while working as a teacher at a Quaker School
- Cameron was a “Gentle Giant” when he was a student and did not cause problems and was therefore overlooked as being a person who needed help
- Cameron realized he was ADHD during a presentation at a retreat he was hosting in his own home
- Cameron goes speaks about what the Quakers believe, how they live and what his job at school entailed. He further discusses the difficulties is ADHD presented him.
- One of the biggest challenges ADHD presents for Cameron is writing.
- Cameron struggled in College and took calculus 7 times.
- Worried his ADHD would prevent him from graduating he hired a coach, without whom he never thought he would graduate.
- Cameron struggled as an ADHD coach in the beginning
- Awareness Engagement Completion
- AEC is a theory developed by Cameron and Denslow Brown aka The Organizer Coach
- In order to complete a task, you have to engage a task
- “The problem is not usually the engine, it’s the gearbox” ADHD people spend too much time revving our engines while in neutral.
- Cameron helps his ADHD clients to discover the tasks they need to do and the ones they can simply shed.
- People are either too far into awareness and do not achieve completion or they are trying so hard to complete a task that they simply are not aware.
How to reach Cameron Gott
Website – http://thecoachapproachfororganizers.com
Website - http://camerongott.com
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CameronGottCoach/
Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/coachcamg
GooglePlus - https://plus.google.com/+CamerongottCoaching/
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/camerongott
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