Is it just me or do these first few days after the festive break feel a little turbulent? Gone is that pre-Christmas trend of random strangers smiling in the street; the brain is still in a slow gear and, if you’re anything like
“If I can just get this one last thing finished” “I must just get through these emails” “I should just get this out the door” How many times can you hear yourself thinking one of these, or similar, as you speed towards the holiday period?
When asked what the most important skill or characteristic as an entrepreneur is, the standout winner was Resilience - with 92% of founders selecting it over problem-solving, motivation and even communication. But if it’s so important on the rollercoaster of
Did you hear about the recent epidemic spreading through our startup ecosystem? It’s loneliness. Yes, loneliness. Even in this buzzing, world-leading ecosystem we’re in, 85% of entrepreneurs feel lonely on the rollercoaster journey we’re all on (Entrepreneur Pressure and Wellbeing Study). Founders
The startup journey can be paved with adversities of all kinds - from server-breakdown to customer-decisions, team conflicts to legal battles. When these times hit (sometimes all at once) we need to be able to get up again and again.
NEXT DATE COMING IN THE NEW YEAR The journey of starting up and scaling up can be a real rollercoaster ride, with exhilarating highs and anxiety-inducing lows. In this fast-paced startup ecosystem the pressure can really start to add up -
So what went well for you today? Running a session recently with founders at Connect Ventures we got onto the topic of saying “Well done” to ourselves – or rather, the lack of it. When we’re in jobs there is usually
When founders succeed, startups succeed and we all win Entrepreneurs and SME founders are often celebrated as UK growth-heroes - where the intrepid entrepreneur risks it all, with a drive to make a difference and the promise of financial reward at
Co-founder Christina was interviewed by the Daily Telegraph this week to offer advice to small-business owners so that they can keep on top of the stress and overwhelm of being an entrepreneur, and ultimately avoid burnout. Business journalist Matt Caines
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