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Founder Depression

“It’s an emotional rollercoaster!”


 I blurted that sentence out a friend who asked me recently what it’s like to be a company founder.  

Our mood goes up the moment when we hit our sales goals or we finish a new product.  

As our companies grow and profits increase, most founders also become masters at putting on a confident face for the world.

But how you feel on the inside is a different story. 


You’re exhausted and numb. 

You questions decision after decision. 

Every night, you try to sleep, but your races all over the place.  

Sprinting from sales funnels to improving conversions to what you could have done differently.

The gift to think 10 steps ahead as a founder is getting in your way.
Deep inside, you’re terrified people will discover “the real you.”  

Messy, imperfect, and definitely not the highlight reel other entrepreneurs post on Instagram or a live stream.

Now, imagine a life where you’re getting sleep and bursting with creative energy the next day.

Imagine that every mistake doesn’t crush your soul and make you wonder if you should go back to the 9 to 5 grind.

Imagine moving forward with your dreams even though you’re terrified.

Imagine you’re in charge of your roller coaster.

Fear and doubt are just along for the ride.