Here’s Why You Might Want to Start Skipping Networking Events
by Rajeev Behera March 28, 2017
The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “How do you stay sane with little to no free time?” is written by Rajeev Behera, co-founder and CEO of Reflektive.
No amount of management experience can completely prepare you for being a startup founder. As Reflektive, a performance management startup that I co-founded in 2014, has grown from one to 100 employees, one to over 300 customers, and raised $42 million in two funding rounds, every day there is an opportunity to feel incredibly excited, but equally overwhelmed.
I know many entrepreneurs who fizzle under the pressure. That’s why it’s important to have a short list of core principles that you never deviate from on how to stay sane and thrive at a fast-growth startup, especially in the early stages of building a company.