The Overlooked Reason Entrepreneurs Are Vulnerable To Depression

Inc Magazine recently ran a great piece on “The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship.” http://bit.ly/15avBVM The piece, which includes some revealing stories from entrepreneurs who found themselves on the brink, touches on some of the psychological reasons why entrepreneurs are particularly vulnerable, such as their tendency to feel emotions more strongly and take more risks than … Continue reading The Overlooked Reason Entrepreneurs Are Vulnerable To Depression

3 steps to make your fight-or-flight reflex work for you, not against you

Here’s another great insight I took away from James Altucher’s book, “Choose Yourself”http://amzn.to/1b59su7 James points out that humans evolved the fight-or-flight reflex for a reason.  Stress helped our ancestors survive.  When stress hit, cortisol surges through our systems, increasing heart rate and blood pressure, making us ready to either strike out or run away. When … Continue reading 3 steps to make your fight-or-flight reflex work for you, not against you