Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. It takes a lot out of you, both physically and psychologically. Long hours, difficult negotiations, the sheer volume of work, economic worries and more can gang up on you until something snaps. Let’s hope that never happens! As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With that in mind, check out this blog and the Healthy Entrepreneur group on Arlington Entrepreneurs to take wisdom and to offer it.
On that same note, here’s an interesting article that I found a few months ago, called “The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship.” It’s a great read.
By all counts and measures, Bradley Smith is an unequivocal business success. He’s CEO of Rescue One Financial, an Irvine, California-based financial services company that had sales of nearly $32 million last year. Smith’s company has grown some 1,400 percent in the last three years, landing it at No. 310 on this year’s Inc. 500. So you might never guess that just five years ago, Smith was on the brink of financial ruin–and mental collapse.