What Makes Entrepreneurs Burn Out

By now we are all familiar with the risks of burnout. Research shows that it leads to work-related issues such as job dissatisfaction, absenteeism, inefficient decision making, and turnover, as well as health-related issues such as depression, heart disease, and even death.

How Founders Can Recognize and Combat Depression

Founders should become familiar with these symptoms so that they can recognize when they’re experiencing these symptoms and seek out the professional help they need.

Depression Among Entrepreneurs is an Epidemic Nobody is Talking About

Riding the entrepreneurial roller coaster can cause depression, but refusing to talk about it will make it worse.

Genius in Madness? 72% of Entrepreneurs Affected by Mental Health Conditions

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness,” said Aristotle.​

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