Entrepreneurs Need to Sleep More!

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I have been trying to write an article on the investment market, on how investors might care – or not – about the entrepreneurs they invest in in terms of the entrepreneurs’ mental health. Being an entrepreneur is stressful to say the least, and I have seen many of them breakdown when working with them on their internal management. However, speaking to a lot of investors, the general answer I got was “We do not really care” or “We have not thought about it… it is up to them.” I even got one who told me they would simply fire the CEO if s/he broke down due to stress.

Hope is not lost; I did manage to find a few investors who took a great interest into their entrepreneurs. Sam, is one of the few mentors / investors / advisors who actually asks his founders to sleep more instead of work harder! Keep Reading…

about Noch Noch

Enoch Li, (pen name: Noch Noch) is born and raised in Hong Kong and Australia. She has also studied / worked / lived in the US, France, UK, Japan, The Netherlands, China, and has travelled to more than 40 countries. She loves travelling and her curiosity in foreign cultures and languages has led her to enjoy her life as an international executive in the banking & finance industry. However, she was forced to take time off work in 2010 due to her illnesses and after spending time in recovery, cooking, practising Chinese calligraphy, reading and writing – in short, learning to take care of herself and letting out the residual work stress, she has transitioned into a Play Consultant for corporates interested in creative change management and employee well-being using the psychology of playfulness.