How to avoid burnout in a startup | Ep. 21

Building Astropad Episode 21: Managing your psychology as a founder

Having a positive outlook is essential for making progress, so how do you stay positive when times are tough?

When you’re working for someone else, it’s easy to blame your negativity and lack of productivity on problems around you. When you’re on your own, there’s nobody to blame but yourself.

On this episode, Matt talks about the mindset he practices as a founder and CEO. He shares his tips for regaining control and having a positive attitude.

It’s easy to get frustrated when a new competing product launches, another competitor raises a monster round of funding while you’re bootstrapping, or those new customer numbers are falling flat. You’re not alone in feeling frustrated.

Tune in to hear what’s worked for Matt to work through those feelings and keep moving forward.

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On this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why managing your psychology is more important than you think (Hint: your team)
  • Tips for digging yourself out when the inevitable rut occurs
  • Ideas for taking action, and turning lemons into lemonade

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