How to Eat Glass: Excelling Through the Stress
Monday, March 14
9:30AM - 10:30AM
110 E 2nd St
Ela and I will talk about a side of entrepreneurship not often covered in the press. Namely, the constant stress that entrepreneurs face and the potentially devastating effects this can have if left unmanaged: anxiety, depression, even suicide. We'll cover what the stress can feel like using personal anecdotes, cover what exactly happens to the brain when under stress (specifically we'll talk about the stress hormone cortisol and it's effects), and we'll then cover specific scientific studies that show things like dancing, massages, sleep, exercise, and meditation can help one excel through stress.
Co-founder and CEO of Applicake (acquired 2013), co-founder of Base CRM, European Rails Conference Railsberry, as well as Polish startup community Hive. A Y Combinator alum. In 2014 she joined prom...Show the rest
Co-founder and CEO of Applicake (acquired 2013), co-founder of Base CRM, European Rails Conference Railsberry, as well as Polish startup community Hive. A Y Combinator alum. In 2014 she joined prominent Polish early stage VC Innovation Nest as a partner. Since then, decided to focus only investments in positive social impact startups, while starting impact.tech — a community of people excited about using business to solve some of the world’s biggest problems. A vegan and a yogi who also loves to dance, ski and snowboard. @elamadej on Twitter.Hide the rest
Founder & CEO
Social entrepreneur. Investor in early stage social impact startups. Founder of Amicus. Founder of Impact.tech. Y Combinator alum. Forbes 30 Under 30. Vegan.