Burnout is a very common phenomena among founders and their teams. How can we manage and prevent burnout?
Remember vacations? Time out, beachside cocktails, relaxing vistas… For many startup founders, vacations are a distant memory, something that other people get to do because we simply don’t have time for that. Our own teams are afforded nice vacation packages, but if we were to take them, who’s left steering the ship? It’s not just […]
How many times have you had a back and forth with kids over technology use? It can be difficult raising tech healthy kids in a digital age, but fortunately, there are some solid guidelines you can follow:
Many entrepreneurs either work from home all or part of the time, which can present some unique challenges and opportunities. We’ve got some strategies for making time for what’s important…
What are the best strategies for planning a successful year ahead? We’re looking at what other founders do and what science has found.
Every entrepreneur I know goes through periods where they’ve lost their oomph. It can be due to a struggling business. Perhaps that growth curve has stagnated (or flatlined) or the feedback you’re getting is that your product is all wrong. Perhaps your team is in conflict, perhaps your expansion has failed, perhaps you’re having to […]
Want to focus? Get more done? Lose weight? Manage stress well? Feel energized? Be in a good mood? It turns out that the things that matter most to our success as entrepreneurs- our mood, motivation, patience, ability to focus, capacity for resilience, ability for complex thought- these are all heavily based on the well-being of […]
Being an entrepreneur can be a tough, lonely life. That’s why we created ZenTribes. But one thing we hear from entrepreneurs over and over (ourselves included) is that the highs and lows, struggles and successes of entrepreneurship can also put a strain on our families. A large-scale study of mental health in entrepreneurs found that entrepreneurs and their spouses […]
I’ll be speaking at the Business of Software Conference in Boston, Sept 18-20. It is the perfect time to visit Boston. I’ll talk about finding your own personal metrics – and managing them – to avoid burnout and enhance your work (and life!). You’ll get practical strategies to make you work better, and become a […]
Entrepreneurship is a tough, demanding, often lonely job. It’s filled with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. And the hardest part … most of your friends and family don’t understand the unique demands, responsibilities, pressures, stresses, worries and pains of entrepreneurship. So not only is it a tough sport … it […]