Many people know that Richard Branson has talked about dyslexia being an advantage. He struggled in school, almost failing out at age 13. He was very near-sighted and someone only thought to suggest he get his eyes tested after a few terms not seeing the board. He was beaten once or twice a week […]
Well, maybe not invincible, but you know what we mean.
There’s a new idea circulating among business leaders and entrepreneurs. It’s not mindset or grit, but of course those are important. It’s rejection therapy.
Some people think part of the reason for higher than average success of dyslexic people as CEOs and entrepreneurs is that they’re […]
Michael Shainblum is a photographer/filmmaker who specializes in a wide range of photography including night-cap, aerial, travel, adventure and more.
Michael: “As a kid, a lot of people would succeed in certain ways that I couldn’t. It took me a really long time to learn how to read and write. As a kid, school takes […]
“Many programmers, including some of the brightest and best, are dyslexic…” Mike James, programmer extraordinaire, author of over 50 books, PhD MS – still admits to feeling embarrassed about his dyslexia.
In our practice, it seems as if we’ve found a high incidence of dyslexia or dyslexia traits among parents, and within this cluster, an […]
“Apprentices at the Eli Whitney Museum learn to work with their hands.” – Bill Brown leads ‘tinkering’ workshops at the Eli Whitney Museum. Students ages 13-18 become apprentices where they receive a stipend and learn how to use master tools and conduct workshops for visitors. Experimentation is highly valued.
From a New York Times article […]