ADHD Director of Experiences and Brand Manager Alex Shebar
Alex Shebar experiences all that life has to offer like it’s his job, which, truthfully, it is. He is the new Director of Experiences at Culture Trip, one of the world’s leading travel, media and entertainment sites. Previously, he was also the first Brand Manager for Bumble and Director
of Community for Yelp. His goal is to try and make everyone’s travel experiences just a little more interesting so if you’re heading somewhere new, message him on Instagram at @AlexShebar or find him in person. He’s always up for a conversation on how to travel like a local. Today we talk about what it’s like to be a “breaking news journalist”, how it feels to be ADHD and always three steps ahead, how sharing is kind of our favorite thing, inspiration for The Hall Of Justice, how to list for success, and perhaps what to do after you get fired from your first job. Enjoy!
In this episode Peter & Alex discuss:
1:01- Intro & welcome Alex Shebar!
1:50- You weren’t diagnosed until your college years; what was young Alex like?
3:34- Tell us about your college career?
4:15- So how did your career in Journalism go?
5:38- On “breaking news”
7:38- On being ADHD, thus almost always being three steps ahead.
10:17- On how sharing with others is one of our most favorite things!
11:15- So what happened after you got fired for the first time? Ref: https://watchthisblog.com
12:55- How did your ADHD push you to carry through on your idea?
14:50- What were you doing to make a living at the time?
16:40- Tell us a couple of ways you’ve learned how to use your ADHD to your advantage, and avoid the pitfalls.
17:36- On the importance of having a deadline!
19:30- What do you do to reboot your brain?
20:37- Tell us about Culture Trip! Ref: www.CultureTrip.com
22:34- Thank you Alex for joining us! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via email@example.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.
23:19- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits
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