The freedom of being a leader comes with hidden shackles. We personify our companies, and if we look disheveled, so do our businesses.
Tagged: managing stress
There is often a burdensome responsibility that comes with being a leader. And with the added stress, business burnout can quickly follow.
The body’s reaction to stress might be a natural thing, but prolonged or continuous stress isn’t.
One of the most unfortunate side effects of stress and anxiety is the thinning or loss of your hair.
It’s late at night. Your palms are sweating. You’re racing to get everything done in time. We’ve all been there. Entrepreneur hell.
These proactive steps should help you get a handle on stress before it overtakes your life and your business.
Avoiding burnout will keep your startup happy, your customers happy, you happy, and most importantly, your family happy.
You can be productive without being happy — or happy without being productive — but without achieving flow, you cannot be both.
Sam Altman, President of the startup accelerator Y Combinator, tells company founders to “work on their product, talk to users, exercise, eat and sleep, and very little else.”
No matter which of these techniques you choose for reducing mental fatigue, think of these tips as energy boosts instead of breaks.