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Manhattan Adult ADD Support Group Hosts Career Seminar With Author/Entrepreneur Michael Laskoff
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jenniferfennifer posted:
MAADD Support Group hosts Michael Laskoff, author of Landing on the Right Side of Your Ass: A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed, from 6:15 to 9 p.m. June 10 at Seafarers & International House, 123 East 15th Street, NYC

While Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder has been known to cause complications finding and maintaining work, there are some tips to combat the difficulties.

In fact, many of the skills needed to find the right job spin off techniques used to manage ADD. If anyone knows this, it's Michael Laskoff, a Harvard Business School graduate and entrepreneur who has ADHD himself.

Laskoff, author of Landing On the Right Side of Your Ass: A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed, has capitalized on a mix of unpleasant experiences to land jobs with more satisfaction, increased responsibility and better compensation.

He'll be sharing his experiences during a Manhattan Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 10, Seafarers & International House, 123 East 15th Street, NYC.

MAADD has offered support, information and a sense of community to the New York Metropolitan area for 18 years. They host regular meetings, requesting a $5 contribution from attendees.

Laskoff has ended up in unfortunate situations himself, but has managed to move up the career chain. He co-founded The Branded Asset Management Group, which helps large marketers utilize their profit potential in existing brands. He also worked in senior marketing and strategy for Bertlesmann, McKinsey & Co., CompUSA and several early commerce businesses.

Laskoff is now the CEO of his own company, AbilTo, which uses videoconference to offer evidence-based therapy to people battling prevalent, treatable behavioral disorders — such as ADHD, panic disorder, and postpartum depression.

He is also a regular blogger on Huffington Post, an online columnist for BusinessWeek and on National Public Radio. For more information on Laskoff and his company, visit www.abilto.com.

The Seafarers & International House is located on the northeast corner of 15th and Irving Place. Directions can be found by entering either of the following addresses into www.maps.google.com: 123 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003.

Questions regarding this event may be directed to MAADD (845) 278-3022, or via e-mail at maaddsg@aol.com.

For further information on MAADD, visit www.maaddsg.org.
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