Being an entrepreneur means being a problem solver, a change maker and an indispensable commodity to the community for growth and prosperity. It is also means self-discovery, achieving success and facing failures at times. However, these do not come without price. The toll of pursuing success in entrepreneurship can also be enormous if you don’t protect your well-being. In this fireside chat series on Entrepreneurial Productivity, we will address on the common health issues entrepreneurs face. Questions like, Are entrepreneurs more vulnerable to variety of health issues like depression, anxiety, addiction, hypertension and lack of sleep than any other part of the society? Are there work disciplines and best practices we should follow to stay healthy and productive? And the like … will be discussed.
Research shows that entrepreneurs work 63% longer than the average worker, and many spend a lot of that time at a desk, behind a computer or on their smartphones, leading to circulation and joint challenges. These are not the only challenges and health issues for entrepreneurs. With digital distraction increasing, whether you are running your own business or a corporate employee, your well-being is the key to your success in life and business. In this event, Dr. Estifanos Haile will briefly talk on the common health issues in the workspace in general and that of entrepreneurs in particular and how to stay well for greater efficiency and productivity.