Updated: Sep 8
Research has shown that entrepreneurship can be a lonely journey. It is, however, mostly ignored and rarely discussed. Loneliness can make the world feel a little bit devoid of hope and motivation. That feeling of being alone, craving human company, conversation, and accountability, are very important for an Entrepreneur to stay sane, especially while constantly fire-fighting to keep the whole business afloat.
This loneliness can lead to depression, stress, anxiety and can cause a range of mental illnesses. People are living and working from home, often alone, away from extended families. We are becoming a society of virtual beings!
Here's our Chief jigsaw Thinker, Raashid Navlakhi, giving you an insight into his journey as an Entrepreneur and how he dealt with the loneliness that comes with it.