36 minutes | Jun 28, 2021

The Last Mile is the Most Important

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about burnout when you’re nearly at the end of your Startup journey. Every sacrifice and risk you’ve taken will become useless if you feel tired and decide to take a break at the most crucial time and that’s when you’re at the last step of closing the deal. The trick is to surround yourself with people who will help you get through this phase. Sign up for the Startups Newsletterhttps://www.startups.com/newsletterResources: Startup Therapy Podcast https://www.startups.com/begin Join our Network of Top Founders  Send an email to therapy@startups.com  What to Listen For 00:00 Intro 00:55 What happens when we’re near the end of the deal? 05:53 Startup equity is the most expensive currency one can spend 09:31 When you just want to be done with it 11:56 What else can you do to motivate yourself? 17:54 Being vulnerable at this stage doesn’t allow for a second chance 20:21 What happens if you fall apart at the last moment? 24:53 Every hardship loses value if you drop everything now 28:10 There’s no version of a Startup that doesn’t have a burnout 32:01 Don’t go through this process alone 
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