Startup Psychosis: Why Entrepreneurs Suffer from Extensive Mental Illness.

Entrepreneurs Often Exhibit a Constellation of Psychological Disorders

I’ve coached and mentored hundreds of startups over the last 15 years and started a few of my own. One unavoidable truth is that every founder I’ve met — without exception — has a story of mental illness or other major psychological problem that has befallen them. I’ve started to refer to this constellation of issues as “Startup Psychosis.”

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Author and Public Speaker on Gamification, The 4th Industrial Revolution, the Future of Work and Failure. More about me: https://gabezichermann.com

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Gabe Zichermann

Gabe Zichermann

Author and Public Speaker on Gamification, The 4th Industrial Revolution, the Future of Work and Failure. More about me: https://gabezichermann.com

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