OH 7: Confronting the Realities of Entrepreneurship and the Loneliness Epidemic


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By Rhodes Perry, Rhodes Perry: Entrepreneur, and LGBTQ Advocate. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

During this week’s Office Hours, we take a candid look at the entrepreneurial loneliness epidemic. In truth, breaking out as an entrepreneur is a singular position where you’re working long hours, and making incredible sacrifices. Allon and I unpack these realities and offer some of our own strategies to bust out of our collective isolation. It’s our hope we can shine a light on the entrepreneurial shadow side and offer support to connect you with our dynamic community of Out Bosses.

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Questions Answered in this Episode

· What does the research say about entrepreneurship & loneliness?

· How does decision-making fatigue & remote working impact loneliness?

· Why do entrepreneurs feel the pressure to inflate how great and amazing their lives and businesses are?

· What role do family and friends play in relationships to entrepreneurship & loneliness?

· What happens when you hit the notorious “entrepreneurial wall,” and how do you recover?

· What are the strategies to reconnect with ourselves, supportive entrepreneurs and our friends and family?

Resources Shared in this Episode

· Inc., What You Can Do About the Loneliness Epidemic

· Forbes, It Is Time We Acknowledged Loneliness in Entrepreneurs

· Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs Reversing the Loneliness Trend

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