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“When we’re younger, we’re told we need to fit into this box. But nobody fits into the box.”
“When you’re in school…understand that you can do a lot of things to make your situation better, and just ask for help.”
“I learned that happiness is a choice…and that’s what I try to go through with the ADHD kids that I talk to, is to help them to make that choice to be happy.”
“The key is to own your ADHD and to stop trying to please others.”
“We need a lot of successful role models to come forth. So I think there should be a call to action in our community.”
"Turn your ashes into diamonds."
“What it did was develop grit and fortitude and resiliency, all of which I call upon every day.”
“You have to have a factor of that impulsivity, not just to start a business, but to drive it.”
"I think a large part of me coming into adulthood and having some success in business was just being self-aware.”
“We all have strengths and things that we’re good at, and I think people with dyslexia don’t really see that.”
“All the experiences when you combine them together have led me to this position…and I don’t think it would’ve been the same had I not been dyslexic.”
"If something isn't working for you, even in the classroom, you have to speak up. That is extremely important."
“Accommodations aren’t acceptance.”
“One could argue that we probably all have learning differences of some type, we just don’t know it yet.”