Tag: Mental health

Are you slowing your company down?

As CEO, you set the example. What you do (more than what you say) determines the values and norms in your company. As I have written about before many times, speed is both the primary strategy and primary tactic when […]

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Instrument your way to happiness

Much has been written about the stress founders experience in starting and growing a company. Many of us, not just founders, live in a state of ‘fight or flight’. Always on edge. This is particularly so for founders trying to […]

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Managing Energy for Optimal CEO Performance

Have you noticed that some meetings and activities drain you while others feed you? As CEO, you get pulled in many directions. Your work days can be intense. While intensity is needed if you want to build something big, you […]

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The personal year end review

It’s that time of year again. As things start to wind down (and the world goes back into lock down…..), now is a perfect time to take stock of this past year and think ahead to how you want to […]

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How to enjoy every step of the startup journey

It’s no secret that startups are roller coasters. The highs are definitely high. The lows are most definitely low. I often joke that startups are like sausages: they taste good, You just don’t want to know how they are made. […]

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Pay Yourself First: Self Care for Leaders

‘Pay yourself first’ is a principle from the personal finance world. The idea is that you put away your savings first and live from everything else. The logic being that if you don’t do this, you likely won’t save. The […]

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