17 Mar 2014
A few articles on staying on the positive mental side of ‘trying to make something’.
I’m still trying to gather these weekly links into a rough theme, is there anything you like to see more or less of in the weekly bulletin? Or should I abandon ‘theming’ all togehter?
Putting yourself under pressure to launch a side project, or long hours burning the candle at both ends can lead to the dreaded burnout.
Trust me: VC-startup + twins = been there.
Brennan (@brennandunn) lets us in on his techniques for alleviating the stress we put ourselves under.
Even when some things are going well, if can be tough to keep going. Brian Casel (@casjam) shares his tactics for keeping in the groove.
He also released a companion article to help squash stress triggers.
Adii (@adii) has been very public with his struggles with his startupping after Woo Themes. Here he makes it clear he’s as ‘at sea as we all are.
Spencer Fry (@spencerfry) gets into the serious topic of dealing with the massive stress pendulum that is starting a business.
I don’t necessarily agree that you need a co-founder, but you certainly need someone (or -two or -three) who have your back and can pick you up.