Barbara Corcoran Invests $50,000 In Fidgetland- Revealed Reason On Shark Tank
Investor Barbara Corcoran has talked about her learning disabilities on the Sunday's episode of Shark Tank. She said she believes learning disabilities aren’t drawback in both business and life. Instead, she says it can even be a plus point.
Her learning disabilities might be one of the reasons for Barbara's $50,000 investment in Fidgetland, the Jason Burns-founded company which sells products to help people stay focused.
Investor and entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran has invested $50,000 in Fidgetland
Barbara has worked hard to make sure her dyslexia doesn’t hold her back. She said, “this is kind of a cause for me.” She added,
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 says working with the disability has made her better and more creative. “There’s a great freedom to being dyslexic…if you can avoid labeling yourself as a loser in a school system that measures people be A’s and B’s.”
Moreover, she tweeted most of her top-level entrepreneurs have a learning dyslexia on Monday 9 October.
— Barbara Corcoran (@BarbaraCorcoran) October 9, 2017
According to CNBC, Corcoran knew about her disability when her son was diagnosed with it. Her 11-year-old daughter also has ADD.