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Mental Health in Entrepreneurship Increasing debate on mental health in recent years has yielded some worrying insight into the wellbeing of the UK’s staff, with research stating that one in three employees now struggles with issues such as depression and stress in their working lives. But how do the entrepreneurs themselves feel? Constant messages demanding that we never give up, and the relentlessly competitive nature of running a business, mean business leaders are more likely to work longer hours, take fewer breaks and keep pushing for opportunities to grow. Amid this rather tenacious culture, concern for executives’ mental wellbeing hardly gets a look in, and this can have fatal implications for how the business teams operate and perform. Our Mental Health in Entrepreneurship survey gauges the experiences of over 100 business leaders around mental health. While we’re not specialists, our aim is to raise a flag on profoundly important issues that often go unnoticed. By doing this, we hope to spark debate on how to create more caring and healthconscious working cultures that will bring sustained benefits for our entrepreneurs, the teams they lead and the businesses they build.

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Profile for GBentrepreneurs

Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine (Spring 2018)  

This magazine brings incredible stories together in one place, helping to shine a spotlight on some of the biggest issues facing entrepreneu...

Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine (Spring 2018)  

This magazine brings incredible stories together in one place, helping to shine a spotlight on some of the biggest issues facing entrepreneu...

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