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Overcoming Dyslexia | Why It Doesn't Have To Be A Disadvantage
February 05, 2018 | Virgin.com/Entreprenuer | Neuroplasticity
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Overcoming Dyslexia |
Why It Doesn't Have To Be A Disadvantage
February 05, 2018
For some people, being dyslexic could be considered a disadvantage but many highly successful people don’t see it that way. Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, explores why it could actually be an advantage…
Until very recently, many sperm banks rejected donors that had dyslexia – it was perceived to be a disability. However, with 40 per cent of self-made millionaires being dyslexic – including Richard Branson, Anita Roddick, Steve Jobs, Jo Malone and countless more – this has made me reflect on my own dyslexia. I’ve found that the skills that dyslexia amplifies are in fact superpowers, not only if you want to be an entrepreneur – but for finding a job more generally.
We all know the robots are coming! Soon machines will drive, serve customers, and do our accounts and legal work. But many dyslexic traits are far harder to automate, which is brilliant for our future employability. Here’s why:
One of the reasons so many successful entrepreneurs are dyslexic is we’re highly creative. Crucially, creativity is the skill-set that is least susceptible to automation. A recent study by NESTA and Oxford University found that 86 per cent of 'highly creative' workers are found to be at low or no risk of automation. While the same study found that creative occupations are more future-proof to technologies like machine learning and mobile robotics. We see this first hand with the thousands of companies that use The Dots to find talent, putting creative skills (and therefore also dyslexic people) at the top of their wish list.
Humans are the most sophisticated machines that exist! We take in millions of inputs a day and synthesize it into gut feelings. Machines really struggle with basic common sense, and when it comes to human intuitions, well that’s an even bigger leap – I guess this is why Steve Jobs famously said “intuition is more powerful than intellect!” The brilliant thing about being dyslexic is we tend to have above average intuition. Why? Because although it can be hard to focus in on individual words, people with dyslexia have better peripheral vision than most, meaning we quickly take in a whole scene, see outer edges and the big picture. In essence, more data flows into our brains each day, which we can then synthesis into intuition.
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"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.”
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Today life in the business world is frantic, fast paced and it’s forever changing. Then, just when you think you’ve got a handle on it, it’s changed again. We have to be able to turn on a dime, and think and react quickly like a Formula One racing car driver trying to avoid a crash. Life zooms by at lightning speed and it’s a blur. Most people suffer from tension, anxiety and overwhelm as brain drain settles in when they glance at the of list of goals that they have to do and accomplish. Their senses are in overload. Their mental bandwidth is short fused and they feel depleted.
Quantum business success is driven by the ability to think fluidly outside of the box, while quickly, wisely and confidently executing business decisions, with creativity and innovation, slipstreaming, pivoting all while acclimating, modifying and readjusting to breakneck speed changes in industry landscapes.
This is especially true in fast evolving markets, where one needs to have a birds eye view to clearly see the ripple effect--meaning the cause and effect from one small single decision that can have huge influence across other multi layered interconnected parts of the business as whole-- affecting a company’s financial bottom line.
Welcome to the world of entrepreneurs with dyslexia who excel and thrive in this environment.
Many entrepreneurs will no doubt appreciate Pip Jamieson’s article becuause they too may suffer from dyslexia, and over the years they may have come to recognize a few of the gifts and characteristics from the Yale University research that have helped them to use it to their advantage.
Dyslexia studies show that 35% per cent of US entrepreneurs have dyslexic traits: 22% report as highly dyslexic or extremely dyslexic-yet less than 1% of corporate managers reported as dyslexic.
Dr. Julie Logan, Professor Emeritus of Entrepreneurship, at Cass Business School in London is an expert in entrepreneurship and leadership. Her research shows entrepreneurs in the UK are twice as likely to be dyslexic as the general person in the population and three times as likely in the US. Indeed, 19 per cent of UK entrepreneurs are dyslexic compared to just one per cent of corporate managers. In the same study, the research suggest that dyslexic entrepreneurs may be more comfortable in a start-up or a serial entrepreneurial role so that they are able to do things in their own way.
There are so many self made millionaires and billionaires who have dyslexia. Here is just a short list of a few:
Henry Ford - Ford Motor Company
Bill Gates - Microsoft
Carlos Slim - Telecom
Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway, Investor, Top 5 Richest People In The World
Nelson Rockefeller - Businessman, Philanthropist, Public Servant, and Politician
Steve Jobs - Apple
Richard C. Strauss - Real Estate Developer
Bill Hewlett - Hewlett-Packard Company (HP)
Charles Schwab - Charles Schwab Corporation, Investment Banker
Sir Richard Branson - Virgin Group
Kerry Packer - Australian Media Tycoon
Reyn Guyer- The creator of the NERF ball and TWISTER
David H. Murdock - American Businessman
Ingvar Kamprad - Founder of IKEA
William Wrigley Jr - Chewing Gum
Ted Turner - Founder of Cable News Network (CNN)
Lord Alan Sugar - Amstrad
Craig McCaw - Pioneer in the Cellular Phone Industry
David Neeleman - Founded Four Commercial Airlines, Morris Air, Westjet, JetBlue Airways and Azul Brazilian Airlines
O.D. McKee - McKee Foods Corporation
Kerry Stokes - Australian Businessman
John Chambers – Cisco
Dyslexia – The Genius Gene – The Power of Thinking Differently
There’s long list of people who are extraordinarily successful and talented people who also have dyslexia--from artists, visionaries, inventors, to presidents, prime ministers, scientists, actors, business people and entrepreneurs--all who have used their dyslexia to overcome, sidestep and do a pirouette over any barriers that have been put in their way. They have succeeded in accomplishing their dreams and goals to mission accomplished.
Adrian Atkinson, a prominent business psychologist, did a comprehensive study on the impact of dyslexia and business, and he summarized it best: "Most people who make a million have difficult childhoods or have been frustrated in a major way. Dyslexia is one of the driving forces behind that."
People with dyslexia have an incredible fortitude for perseverance and they never give up. Dyslexia itself is a catalyst for success, forcing them to develop and utilize hidden talents. QDNA®, Quantum DNA Acceleration® provides the everyday tools to optimize these talents and to use them to accelerate success.
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