Steli Efti on Entrepreneurial Pain (Heureka Conference 2015)

Steli Efti on Entrepreneurial Pain (Heureka Conference 2015)

Here's a talk Steli gave at the 4th Heureka Conference in Berlin. He shared stories of his failed startups and strategies for dealing with entrepreneurial pain.

If you're trying to build a startup, to create something from nothing, this is a good way of preparing yourself for the emotional rollercoaster you're getting into.

Have you gone through entrepreneurial hard times? Don't keep it to yourself - talk with others about your struggles, it'll help you to think differently about it, and find a better way of handling these problems.

And make sure to check out the episode 11 of The Startup Chat with Steli & Hiten, where they share stories of their own hard times.

Want more? Check out these resources:

  • TEDxNewHaven - Steli Efti - Entrepreneurial Happiness
    In this talk from 2012, Steli shared some of the lessons he learned while struggling to build his first Silicon Valley startup.
  • Emotional alchemy
    Even though this post is about turning nervousness into excitement, on a deeper level it's about providing you with another way of managing your own emotions - something that every startup founder needs to become better at.
  • Conflict resolution 101 for startups
    A practical strategy for startup founders to deal with conflicts in your team.