The Life Cafe

The Mental Entrepreneur and Herd Instinct


Some of it is organic, but a lot is just industry propaganda

I was seating with my psychotherapy client the other day. He’s an entrepreneur that recently raised his third round. Came to see me after suffering a series of panic attacks and severe anxiety. It actually happened right after he closed the last round. You’d probably think he’d relax once done.


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How Stoicism Can Hurt You


Give it a bit more time and it might become shameful not to be stoic or even obsessed with stoicism if you are an entrepreneur.

Where does the whole mania around stoicism in entrepreneurship come from? Startup founders, advisors, VCs, angels are embracing it like Japan is embracing vending machines. But, Japan is in so many ways stuck in the 80’s. It makes me wonder where we are getting stuck here.


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