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When Struggling With Dyslexia Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Thought Leader: Ambassador Nancy Brinker
May 29, 2015
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By Rakhee Bhatt (original source Fast Company)

For most people, dyslexia has negative connotations, but is it possible that the learning difference can make people better entrepreneurs?

According to Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativityand the author of Overcoming Dyslexia, the highly prevalent learning difference is often misunderstood. According to her, dyslexia affects people of all intelligence levels, and it can provide fertile grounds for entrepreneurial success. “People who are dyslexic have learned how to deal with adversity,” says Shaywitz. “People who are dyslexic are so used to having challenges that they become resilient. Nothing puts them off.”

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