What Are Executive Functioning Skills?

What Are Executive Functioning Skills?

19466641_mlExecutive functioning skills are responsible for planning, organization, and time management as well as other higher-order functions. Students with deficits in this area are often described as disorganized and mislabeled lazy or procrastinators when in fact they may be suffering from poorly developed executive functioning skills. These students frequently fail to turn in homework assignments and projects, constantly lose papers, and are rarely prepared for exams. I work with students to develop strong executive functioning skills that benefit not only their academics, but better their lives in general.

30635906_mlI teach effective planning and organizational strategies that are consistent with each student’s personality and lifestyle. I teach my clients how keep and maintain an organized backpack, plan and strategize for tests and projects in advance, keep track of all their responsibilities, and avoid procrastination. My clients are able to perform these tasks because of my ability to tap into their innate desire to do well and the individualized tools and strategies I provide them to successfully act on their good intentions.

Executive Functioning Skills:

  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Decision Making
  • Prioritization
  • Task Initiation (Procrastination)
  • Persistence (Motivation)

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About the Author:

Eran Grayson is a time management consultant and executive functioning coach in private practice. He specializes in helping college students and busy professionals who are struggling to meet the demands and expectations that are placed upon them due to difficulties with time management, planning, and organization. As an ICF certified coach, Eran is trained to work with a variety of individuals and needs. He is frequently sought by business executives and entrepreneurs who are overwhelmed with too much to do and not enough time to do it all. In addition, his background in educational therapy and expertise in time management has made him a valuable asset to the ADHD community which he has served since 2003. Eran provides a non-judgmental space for his clients to increase their self-awareness, identify their obstacles, and achieve their goals. He has dedicated his professional career to serving his clients and helping them grow and transform their lives.

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