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March 1, 2013 by karamcaulay

Powerful!  Who knew?   “I missed your talk, but caught the end… You’re doing like suicide prevention for startup founders?”

Darius “Bubs” Monsef’, Founder/CEO of Cofounder of blogs about the struggles of  company founders – not just getting the business off the ground, but their internal struggles as well:  You’re not alone.

Candour?  This blog embodies candour, we don’t see this type of honesty from men (or women) at the helm of companies.  It dispels many myths: success is not an upward nor an outward trajectory:


The above depiction of success, I once thought, illustrated the financial success of business.  Didn’t cross my mind, until I read Darius “Bubs” Monsef’s blog,  that the struggles of getting a business off the ground are internal – affecting one’s mind, heart and soul. He goes on to say,

 Even when we enjoy outward appearances of success, we can still bear heavy internal burdens.

Do read the entire post by Darius, it is powerful and provides a perspective perhaps not pondered by many, and certainly not commonly discussed openly.  I leave you with this insightful quote from his blog post:

The truth is EVERYBODY is struggling. Even “successful” founders with millions in the bank are worried…

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