A renowned American businesswoman Barbara Corcoran has opened up about her learning disabilities on the episode of Shark Tank on Sunday.
She said that she believes learning disabilities not being a drawback in both business and life. Instead, she believes it can even be a plus point.
Her learning disabilities might be one of the reasons for Corcoran's $50,000 investment in Fidgetland, Jason Burns-founded company that sells products to help people stay focused.
American renowned businesswoman and investor Barbara Corcoran
Corcoran used all her effort to make sure her dyslexia does not hold her back. She says “this is kind of a cause for me.” adding:
I love these ADD types, and half of them are real geniuses, if only you could find a good slot to put them in. My most productive people that I’ve worked with my whole life usually have some curve-ball in learning. And I seek them out.
Corcoran once said in a statement that working with the disability made her better and more creative.
On Monday, October 9, the investor shared a tweet, revealing that most of her top-level entrepreneurs have a learning dyslexia on Monday 9 October. Check it out.
— Barbara Corcoran (@BarbaraCorcoran) October 9, 2017
As per the report, Corcoran knew about her disability when her son was diagnosed with it. Additionally, her 11-year-old daughter also is suffering from ADD.