When Can I Feel Good About Taking a Break as a Founder?
In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about putting every down for a much needed break. No, you can’t say, “I can’t take a break yet.” Or say, “Your hands are tied at the moment.” It’s critical that you take a break in between milestones, unless you want to get stuck on productivity and run dry on creativity. 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 email@example.com What to Listen For 00:00 Intro 00:24 When will you take a break? 05:08 Find milestones to fit in long-term breaks 10:37 Founders excel at planning but terrible at taking a break 13:41 When your only milestone to take a break is getting sick 18:59 If you recharge, you can do more work 22:48 The golden periods of creativity and analytical productivity 24:10 Get off, reset, and get back on with maximum energy 28:40 Some people aren’t taking PTOs 32:20 The concept of multiplicity 33:52 You’re going to come back as a better version of yourself