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Aug 28, 2019

When you are any type of neuroatypical, whether that’s ADD, Autism, Asperger’s, Executive Function, ADHD, or anything that just makes you different; there-in lies your many gifts, but that can also mean a LOT of turmoil and strife as well. We talk about the positives & negatives of living in an online world, parenting nowadays, dealing with the constant messaging of social media, school shootings and other important but difficult topics with Dr. Reidenberg today. We hope this helps!  A little more about out guest today:

 

Dr. Dan Reidenberg PSYD, FAPA, DAPA, FACFEI, CRS, BCPC, CMT, CPAI. He is the Executive Director of Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), Managing Director of the National Council for Suicide Prevention and is on the Executive Board of the International Association for Suicide Prevention.  He is Co-Chair of the International Media and Suicide Task Force.  He is a Certified Psychological Autopsy Interviewer and expert in forensic cases.  He serves on the numerous national and international editorial advisory boards and is a proposal reviewer for SAMHSA and the Royal Society of New Zealand.

 

Dr. Reidenberg speaks internationally and has over 50 published articles and 3 book chapters on mental health and suicide prevention.  He developed one of only 3 evidence-based programs for schools listed on the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs; several Best Practice materials; and he helps develop the next generation of mental health and suicide prevention technology with Facebook and the other leading technology companies for the online industry.  He specializes in training media on the best practices for reporting on suicide in the USA and around the world.  He led the development of and wrote the US Recommendations for Media Reporting on Suicide; the Recommendations for Reporting on Mass Shootings; the Recommendations for Blogging on Suicide; and helped develop the Media Recommendations on Bullying, and was co-lead for the World Health Organization’s Media Guide for Reporting on Suicide.  

 

Dr. Reidenberg has been interviewed by major media sources from around the world including CNN, Larry King, Good Morning America, the New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Time, Newsweek and radio in Australia, Russia, Canada and the UK.  He also led the workgroup on Warning Signs for Suicide and helped develop the US National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and the National Research Agenda (US) and is assisting India in the development of their Best Practices.  

 

He has received numerous awards for his work including the Service to Humanity Award, Service to Suicidology Award, as a Champion of Change by The Obama Administration and he is recognized in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World.

 

In this episode Peter & Dan discuss:

1:00-  Intro & welcome Dr. Dan Reidenberg!  Ref: Executive Director of Suicidal Awareness- Voices of Educatio (SAVE)  Managing Director of National Council for Suicide Prevention Board member of International Association for Suicide Prevention 

2:22-  What do you see when you look at the Neurodiverse landscape in today’s world?

3:37-  On how social media has changed and magnified interpersonal dynamics

4:56-  What are some of the positives and solutions of an online world?

6:17-  What can parents do to keep involved in their kids online life?

7:32-  We live in a dangerous world nowadays. Some kids have a pretty bleak outlook. What do you see in your research about what’s really going on inside of kids?

10:15-  What can we do to work better with kids during the aftermath of trauma(s)?

11:05-  About hope

11:56-  If you could take every parent and put them in a room together, what would be the number one thing you’d impart to them about how to help their kids today?

13:21-  Many parents feel like they can’t compete with the influx of messaging that kids are receiving through all of the screens these days. What would you say to parents who feel like they just aren’t getting through?

15:40-  Where can people find you?  www.SAVE.org

15:54-  Thank you Dr. Reidenberg!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

17:20-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

Aug 21, 2019

Johan Wiklund PhD, is the Al Berg Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, USA, and Professor Two at Nord University, Norway His research interests include entrepreneurship and mental health as well as the entry, performance, and exit of entrepreneurial firms. He is considered a leading authority in entrepreneurship research with close to 100 articles appearing in leading entrepreneurship and management journals and over 25,000 citations. He is Editor-in-Chief for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, a premier entrepreneurship journal. A prolific advisor of Ph.D. students, he received the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division Mentor Award in 2011. Enjoy!

 

In this episode Peter & Johan discuss:

1:00-  Intro & welcome back Professor Johan Wiklund! Prior interview on FTN

2:10-  The continual link between ADHD & Entrepreneurship; why? 

4:58-  On people with ADHD not letting failures stop them; the reward is the fuel.

6:50-  What do you think public school systems should be doing to help kids with ADHD- given their limited budgets, class size, time, etc?

8:40-  On the importance of staying physically active

9:20-  On exercise being essential for daily health in the classroom

10:55-  About Johan’s latest research.  Ref: **see below for Johan’s forthcoming publications

15:50-  Where can people find you? Google=ADHD Johan,  Syracuse University homepage

16:42-  Thank you Professor Wiklund! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

17:20-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

**Johan’s Forthcoming Publications:

Mental Health in the Family Business: A Conceptual Model and a Research Agenda (ETP)

Dispositional positive and negative affect and self-employment transitions (ETP)

Entrepreneurship and wellbeing: Past, present and future (JBV)

What Are We Explaining? A Review and Agenda on Initiating, Engaging, Performing, and Contextualizing Entrepreneurship (JoM)

Conquering Relevance: Entrepreneurship Research's Grand Challenge (ETP)

Theories from the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization can Contribute to Management Studies (JMS)

Entrepreneurial impulsivity is not rational judgment (JBVi)

Orchestrating boundaries: The effect of R&D boundary permeability on new venture growth (JBV)

Rethinking the Commercialization of Public Science: From Entrepreneurial Outcomes to Societal Impacts (AMP)

Aug 14, 2019

Luis Maimoni is a bilingual (Spanish/English) therapist in the outpatient department of a community mental health agency in Gardena, CA. His clients are children with problems at school, at home, with friends, or in the community. They may avoid family and friends, get in fights, purposefully harm themselves, or have a hard time getting things done. He collaborates with these children and their families to find and treat the root cause. Although there are many clinical aspects to his work, the most important things he provides are a listening mind, relentless curiosity, deep caring and respect, and a willingness to be his authentic self.  He is trained in several Evidence Based Practices, including Positive Parenting Program (Triple P), Managing and Adapting Practice (MAP), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT). As Board Secretary of The Guidance Center, he is able to directly support the effort to erase the stigma associated with mental heath, and advocate for clients and providers. The Guidance Center provides mental health services to over 3,000 children and families each year in the communities of Long Beach, Compton, San Pedro, and Avalon. 

 

Prior to working in mental health, Luis’s career focused on sales and marketing. Which is how we met incidentally. For over 20 years, he lead teams that created engagement with customers, clients, and communities via highly targeted content and platforms. We focus on the children and parents here today though. Enjoy!

 

In this episode Peter & Luis discuss:

0:40-  Intro & welcome Luis!

1:50-  Sometimes ADHD is not at the actual root of a kid’s trouble.

2:30- How & why did you switch from running your own agency to helping and treating kids?

3:08-  So, with what types of kids are you usually working?

4:34-  Talk to us about the stigma attached to mental health from your experiences

6:16-  Why do you think it’s taking so long to break down the stigmas?

6:40-  On mental health within the stoic culture of many immigrant parents

8:53-  Kids on the spectrum usually have a pretty tough time opening up; what do you do to break through to them?  Ref:  Jennifer Hartstein interview  

12:28-  How are you framing ADHD to kids? How do you fight the “you are broken” residuals?

13:05-  On parenting an ADHD child

15:23-  Often, when parents hear a diagnosis, they go deaf to anything said afterwards. How do you handle that?

18:41-  Luis, how can people find you on the socials? LinkedIn @ Luis Maimoni

19:00-  Thank you Luis! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

19:20-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

Aug 7, 2019

Thank you to RxGo for sponsoring this episode! RxGo is a free prescription discount card that can save you between 10 to 84percent of your out of pocket expenses. We all have to deal with medications, especially when you are neurodiverse like we are. With RxGo, not only can you search for your exact medication’s pricing at your local pharmacy, but if your insurance doesn’t cover it, and if you have to pay out of pocket, you can save between 10 and 84percent off of your medication costs by using this card! There is no application, no health restrictions, no fees and the card never expires! So, it you have any medication needs and want to save, please check out www.RxGo.com/faster  Thank you again to RxGo for sponsoring today’s podcast!

Rachel Trobman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Upside Health, which is dedicated to reducing the economic and social impact of chronic pain for patients and providers, primarily through its technology product, Ouchie. Prior to her foray into healthcare, Rachel was a digital content producer, working for a wide range of news outlets including NY1, the New York Times and the TODAY Show. When she’s not wrangling health systems, Rachel is wrangling her two young daughters, Maisie and June, and is exploring the best ice cream spots in NJ with her husband, Jason. Enjoy!

 

In this episode Peter & Rachel discuss:

2:03-  Intro & welcome Rachel!  Ref: Upside Health, Ouchie App

3:28-  Are you ADHD? People with ADHD share many similarities to those living with chronic pain; sometimes they are one-in-the-same. The similarities exist in sensitization issues and treatment methods.

4:30-  What made you come up with this company?

6:30-  Much self-reporting of pain is tainted due to the ‘shake it off’ attitude surrounding hurt & pain. i.e. An “invisible illness”. 

7:42-  On the concept of “well, you don’t look sick”, and what being sick really means.

8:26- Penicillin won’t fix everything. It’s just not that easy, or simple, or mono.

9:04-  Tell us about some of the wins you’ve seen with the platform and what you are building!

10:12-  Talk about the benefit of finding support & solutions together, as a tribe.

11:56-  On talking to people who understand

13:30-  On acknowledgement of being in pain, by others in pain and dealing with it all

14:40-  Who is the perfect candidate for the Ouchie App?

15:48-  Awesome! Rachel, how can people find you on the socials? @RachieDT on Twitter, LinkedIn and the Ouchie App is out now and available on Apple & Android!

16:70-  Thank you Rachel! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

17:04-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

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