Professor Johan Wiklund Researches the Links Between ADHD & Entrepreneurship
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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**Johan’s Forthcoming Publications: