Award winning Dentist who takes a dyslexia assessment but agrees to compare his feelings before and after the test in this podcast recorded in two parts. We explore:
Bad advice from a career adviser: “…I don’t think you’re going to be bright enough to become a dentist.”
Finding a natural ability: “…you just grow up with this natural ability.”
Dyslexic pioneers in dentistry: “I’ve discovered is so many of the guys that are pioneering this new stuff, they are dyslexic.”
Fear of failure: “I was terrified I was going to be discovered as being a failure or a fraud… there’s almost a drive to be the best and …prove yourself.”
What do you feel before the test? “I’m slightly nervous I’m not dyslexic…”
Coping Strategies: “… I dictate everything.”
Money and Delegating: “ Build a team of people round about you who can do the things that you’re not good at.”
Dyslexic delaying tactic: “I would ask her to repeat the question….”
What do you feel after the test: “… confirms to me kind of what I’ve known and what I’ve avoided…”
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