“So one of the questions it was suggested I try to answer today is how you know when it’s time to go? How do you know when to leap without a net?
And the answer in my case is that it’s time to leave — when you have too much self-respect to stay.
” (via @Pocket) #longreads
The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship
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Successful entrepreneurs achieve hero status in our culture. We idolize the Mark Zuckerbergs and the Elon Musks. And we celebrate the blazingly fast growth of the Inc. 500 companies. But many of those entrepreneurs, like Smith, harbor secret demons: Before they made it big, they struggled through moments of near-debilitating anxiety and despair—times when it seemed everything might crumble.
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At family firms, do CEOs work fewer hours?
“”You have a perspective that life is more than money,” he said.
To be sure, Ms. Sadun acknowledged, hours worked is a “very crude measure of effort.”
Mr. Bennedsen believes family CEOs might be adding value to their firms in ways not captured by the hours they are formally working. They tend to focus more on networking at cocktail parties or hammering out contract details at sporting event, he said, versus professional CEOs who are more “implementers,” carrying out plans at their desks.” (via @Pocket)
10 years ago I launched shefinds.com. Maybe I should buy myself a gold watch for 10 years of service to the company.
What is this? Food truck for suits??