Introverted Entrepreneurs

Introverted Entrepreneurs

Most often, entrepreneurs and business owners are thought of as extraverted – they are comfortable interacting with others, promoting their business, and draw energy from being with other people. The constant hustle and bustle of owning a business is a thriving...
Entrepreneurs and Failure

Entrepreneurs and Failure

Failure is common for entrepreneurs. More than likely your first endeavor will fail no matter how smart you are or how much funding you have. Failure is often a part of the process of becoming a successful entrepreneur. At the same time, the objective is success. You...
Dealing with Burnout as an Entrepreneur

Dealing with Burnout as an Entrepreneur

Whether you are an employee or the founder of a new company, working at a startup is often a chaotic and life-consuming experience that eventually leads to burnout. Startup environments operate at a relentless pace and lack the conventional structures of more...
Developing Emotional Intelligence as an Entreprenuer

Developing Emotional Intelligence as an Entreprenuer

Emotional Intelligence, also known as Emotional Quotient or EQ, was popularized by psychologists Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer in the 1990s. They defined it as the ability to recognize and understand emotions in oneself and in others, with five components:...
12 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Have a Therapist

12 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Have a Therapist

Over 20% of new businesses fail within the first two years; 45% by year five; and 65% during the first 10 years. Only 25% of businesses today will make it to 15 years or more. In spite of this, more than half of all adults in the U.S. want to start their own business....
Establishing Healthy Boundaries

Establishing Healthy Boundaries

What are Boundaries? Boundaries allow us to be with others and to feel comfortable with those around us. They help us have healthy interactions with those we want to spend our time with throughout the various contexts of our lives. Physical boundaries keep us safe and...