The Importance of Planning
They say that those those who fail to plan, plan to fail.
That's not good news for many individuals with ADHD who find planning very difficult! There are a number of reasons for this - to plan effectively you need strong executive function skills which many ADDers lack. Also planning takes time and is future focused - with ADDers its very much a case of "Now" vs "Not Now" with the former winning out over the latter more times than not.
ADDers need immediate rewards to get interested enough to execute on things and planning just takes too long... After all, why would you plan when you can take massive action?!!
I'll tell you why:
The ADHD Advocate