VC Iconoclast Brad Feld on Avoiding Entrepreneur Burnout and Staying Fresh

by 99u

Known for his rampant openness and generosity, Brad Feld has learned a thing or two in his career about navigating entrepreneur burnout.

VC Iconoclast Brad Feld on Avoiding Entrepreneur Burnout and Staying Fresh

As a VC partner at Foundry Group and a cofounder of TechStars, Brad Feld has helped numerous young companies and entrepreneurs get through their rocky startup phases. He knows first-hand that it can be a draining business, but after years of experience he’s learned how to manage entrepreneur burnout, deal with failure and stay fresh. He offers advice on those topics and more in an interview with 99u.

If you’re as open as Feld is with his email address, you’re going to be running on empty after a while. So in order to avoid burnout Feld encourages entrepreneurs to unplug regularly so they can get recharged. Check out the interview to learn how Feld unplugs plus other great advice for young entrepreneurs.

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