Episode 52 – Overcoming Struggles and Embracing Neurodiversity at GSK with Danielle Cudjoe-Michalski

In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, Matt sat down with Danielle Cudjoe-Michalski. She shared her journey of overcoming challenges and embracing her strengths.

Danielle’s experience with dyslexia during her degree studies influenced her career choices. Her determination led her to secure a position at GSK, where she faced and overcame obstacles along the way.

She recounted an incident where her dyslexia was unintentionally revealed by a colleague, prompting her later on to raise awareness and educate others about neurodiversity.

Danielle also discussed the importance of self-care and managing energy to avoid burnout. Her journey of self-discovery helped her find a job that suited her unique work style.

She highlighted the significance of the GSK Neurodiversity network, which fosters inclusivity and diversity within the organization.

Additionally, Danielle shared her experiences of balancing her coaching business alongside her full-time job, emphasizing the rewards and challenges.

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Episode 51 – Unleashing The Dyslexic Advantage with Dr. Brock Eide

In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, Dr. Brock Eide discusses the unique strengths associated with dyslexia and how they can lead to amazing success. As a neuro-learning expert and co-author of The Dyslexic Advantage, Dr. Eide has spent years researching dyslexia and the positive attributes that come with it.

Dr. Eide’s interest in dyslexia began when he noticed his children struggling with reading and writing. This sparked his curiosity, and he began to research dyslexia and the unique brain structures associated with it. What he found was surprising – people with dyslexia have a predisposition to important skills and special talents.

Dr. Eide’s book, The Dyslexic Advantage, has been instrumental in shifting the paradigm of dyslexia from a deficit to a strength-based approach. The updated edition of the book includes new research that further supports the dyslexic advantage, providing a fuller and more balanced model of dyslexia.

Throughout the episode, Dr. Eide shares his insights on dyslexia, including how it is viewed today compared to 12 years ago when the first edition of the book was published. He also offers prescriptive advice for parents, educators, co-workers, and dyslexics on how to leverage the strengths associated with dyslexia.

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Celebrating 50 Episodes: Reflecting on The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show with Richard Elliott Kirk

Welcome to episode 50 of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show! In this special episode, host Matt is joined by his old friend Richard Elliott Kirk, who appeared on the first two episodes of the podcast. As they catch up, they discuss how the podcast has grown since its launch in July 2021 and some of the highlights from previous episodes.

Matt and Richard reminisce about their friendship that has lasted over 25 years, including Matt’s role as one of the best men at Richard’s wedding. They also share the genesis of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show and how it has evolved since the first two episodes that Richard was on.

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Episode 49 – Engineering Leadership, Dyslexia, and Podcasting: Michael Fisher’s Journey

In this episode of the Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, civil engineer and podcast host Michael Fisher shares his journey of discovering he was dyslexic and the challenges he faced in finding the right support. As fellow engineers, Michael and host Matt discuss how dyslexia has helped them and given Michael a unique perspective on problem-solving. They also delve into Michael’s passion for great leadership and podcasting, with Michael sharing his experience of starting his own podcast production business. Follow the Dyslexia Life Hacks Show for more.

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Episode 48 – Dr. Chris Arnold of Dyversity Lab on Dyslexia, Advertising, and Diverse Thinking

Join host Matt as he speaks with Dr. Chris Arnold, founder of Dyversity Lab, a global network of people who naturally think differently. Dr. Arnold shares his personal dyslexia story, discussing how his experiences have shaped his career in advertising and leadership style. He also explores the unique challenges and opportunities that dyslexics face in the workplace and shares valuable tips for dyslexic thinking.

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Episode 45 – Dyslexia Show 2023 with Founder Arron Smith

In this episode of the Dyslexia Life Hacks show matt is talking to Arron Smith. He is the founder of the Dyslexia Show and a dyslexic entrepreneur.
Aaron has previously been on the podcast, and you can find out more about his backstory and the setting up of the Dyslexia Showing in episode 17.
The dyslexia show is a live event happening in the NEC in Birmingham on the 24th and 25th of March 2023

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