Often referred to by Holly as a superpower, some of the biggest names in business are dyslexic; from Johnnie Boden to Jo Malone. All of the founders in this collection say their dyslexia has benefited them, not held them back! Whether it means they find more creative solutions to problems or were determined to succeed no matter what, they’ve proven that dyslexia does not deserve its negative connotation.
Being a beacon of light in the face of adversity, with Deborah James, Bowel Babe
Tragedy to triumph, using business to create a lasting legacy, with Rob and Paul Forkin, founders of Gandys
Selling your business to your employees to safeguard its future, with Guy Singh-Watson, founder of Riverford
The power of being a true outsider, with Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, founder of The Black Farmer
The power of thinking differently thanks to dyslexia, with Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots
Dyslexia might mean that to get from A to B you’ll have to stop at N, M and P along the way, but you’ll learn a whole lot more on your journey! Creative solutions are second nature to dyslexics, and anyone on the entrepreneurial journey will know that creative solutions are always useful!
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