I Bombed Nearly Every Test I Ever Took, but Still Built a 6-Figure Business

If you’ve ever been one to second-guess your worth because of dyslexia, other learning disabilities, or less than ideal test-taking skills, I have a story to share with you.

I was that young person once, and you are not alone. In fact, you are probably one of the most brilliant people on this planet. Do you know how I know that? Because like you, I also allowed my brilliance to be stifled by my perceived shortcomings for far too long.

You see, from my early years in a private elementary school, I was told I had learning issues, was always put in the “D group” in reading and math, and grew up thinking I was dumb.

I couldn’t figure out how to read, spell or even do math. I’d constantly flip my letters, and experienced massive anxiety and panic attacks when it came to writing and taking tests.

Back then, there were not too many tests to assess learning issues like there are today, so I wasn’t sure what was really going on with my brain other than it just didn’t work like it should.

My self-loathing feelings about my learning capacity continued into high school when I was forced to take the SATs. Despite my parents paying for a tutor, I bombed the test that supposedly “determines your future.”

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