"It is possible to turn dyslexia into a positive rather than a negative. I learned to focus on the things I was good at and delegate other tasks, a skill that set me in good stead to develop the whole Virgin Group. Having dyslexia means having to trust others to help you with tasks or do them on your behalf – this ability to let go is vital for entrepreneurs." ~Richard Branson, famous dyslexic
Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno is dyslexic but doesn't mind working hard to overcome it. "Everybody has something," he says. "My mother would always say to me, 'You're just going to have to work a little harder than the other kids to get exactly the same thing.' And that's an approach that I've always used in my life."