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3 of the 6 ‘Shark Tank’ investors are dyslexic — and they credit it for their success as entrepreneurs





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  • Half of the “Shark Tank” investors — Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, and Kevin O’Leary — are dyslexic. Guest Shark Richard Branson is, as well.
  • Dyslexia is a lifelong learning disability that makes reading difficult, but does not affect intelligence.
  • Research suggests that anywhere from 5-20% of the global population has dyslexia, but that as many as a third of entrepreneurs in the United States has it.
  • The Sharks say that skills that help with dyslexia, like learning how to control focus and delegate responsibilities, help with creating and running businesses.

Dyslexia affects anywhere from 5%-20% of people in the world.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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