You know that thing you’ve been thinking about doing? Why Not Now? This show has been created because I believe the world will be a better place if more people ask themselves, “Why Not Now?” Each episode you’ll hear from a professional Why Notter and learn how they answered the question and took action so you can too.
Mental health and suicide. Topics we rarely discuss. Recent events, including musician Chris Cornell’s passing, have left me compelled to surface this topic. In this episode I share my thoughts and a personal story, a unique clip of Chris Cornell sharing his thoughts on the topic and the most powerful Why Not Now? conversation I have heard yet by Billy Corgan which saved his life. Why Not reach out if we need help working through something? Why Not reach out if we notice someone could use our help working through something? Why Not change the stigma?
There’s a specific application of this topic for entrepreneurs. Our society has encouraged us to take the leap as entrepreneurs. And we have. The idea of launching a start-up has been romanticized. Rightfully so, in many cases. The freedom to design your own day and determine the fate of your own business is enlightening. Here’s the secret that we never tend to talk about though: the ups, the downs, the stress, the lack of sleep and the weight of the world on your shoulders can easily leave you lonely. The freedom we have as business owners can leave us comfortless. Speaking from experience, there have been times when the entrepreneurial road is quite dark and desolate. Here’s my letter to Entrepreneurs.
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