For entrepreneurs, the heavy weight of expectation across all quarters of society is persistent. From investors, to employees, to customers, not to mention their family and wider community. They are constantly expected to have the answers.
It takes an incredible amount of resolve and willpower against daunting odds to succeed as a self-starter, leaving them vulnerable to several mental health challenges. It is no surprise that a UC Berkley study showed that 72% of entrepreneurs were found to have some kind of mental health concern.
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In the final episode of the first season of our Reimagine Mental Health podcast series, we explore how entrepreneurs manage their mental health especially in the current socio-economic climate we face in South Africa. We are joined by Darren Behrendt, CEO of Investec Life, Dr Lethabo Machaba, founder of The Business Side of Medicine, Zakheni Ngubo, founder & CEO of Kelo Digital Bookstore.
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