Episode 27 – Coaching dyslexic leaders, HR, and part time degrees with Kirsty Heap

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In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, Matt is a talking to Kirsty Heap who specialises in coaching dyslexic leaders. 

In this podcast we talk about Kirsty’s time as school where she had supportive parents that got her the help she needed. Thought to the beginning of her working life where she came to a point in her career where she realised, she needs a master’s degree to progress further. She had to balance having young children and a job with her studies. 

Kirsty now has set up her own coaching using the lessons she had learned from her time working in HR. She focuses on bring the best out of dyslexic people in leadership rolls, we talk at length about her methods. 

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