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
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