Craig Blair: The Mental Toll of Entrepreneurial Challenges

Founders Fortitude

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In this gripping episode of Founders Fortitude, we sit down with Craig Blair, co-founder of Airtree, to discuss the highs and lows of his entrepreneurial journey. Craig opens up about the challenges he faced as a founder during the dot-com crash and 9/11, and how these experiences shaped his perspective on mental health and resilience.

Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of passion and commitment in entrepreneurship.
  • The existential crisis faced during the dot-com crash and 9/11.
  • The lack of mental health awareness during challenging times.
  • The value of self-care and a strong support network in maintaining resilience.

Tune into Founders Fortitude to gain insights, find encouragement, and realise you’re not alone.

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Founders Fortitude is a LinkedIn video series by Day One that unveils the challenging and triumphant moments of a founder’s journey, offering encouragement and insights to bridge the often lonely path to success. Don’t miss out on the inspiring stories that await; tune into Founders Fortitude and follow Day One on LinkedIn to keep at it and realise you’re not alone.

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