In this episode, host, Eddie Whittingham is joined by Alice Lyons, where they talk with brutal honesty about the realities of startup fatigue.
Alice is the founder of Dark Coffee – a Manchester-based workplace wellbeing company. Having herself experienced poor mental health including burnout, depression and suicidal thoughts throughout her twenties, Alice is in her third year of running her business. And the shine of being a startup is starting to fade.
What do Eddie Whittingham and Alice Lyons talk about?
- How starting a startup can change from feeling scraps and cool over time
- What it’s like when you’ve been running your business for a couple of years and the honeymoon period has well and truly worn off
- How you’re linked identity can be linked to your startup and why that can be both good and bad
- And much more…
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Thanks, Alice Lyons!
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