Being an entrepreneur is without a doubt just as rewarding as it is challenging. Being a master of your own fate entails doing things your way which comes with a huge freedom, but also an entire list of risks, worries and strains. In fact Entrepreneurs are 50% more likely to suffer from mental and psychological diseases.
Adding a pandemic, economic instability and social isolation to the mix intensifies the mental strain and risks massively. On top of managing your own health, founders – who might still be fairly inexperienced as a leader – has to understand and manage their employees concerns and fears.
The only good thing about is that even though you might feel alone, you’re not. Remember the 50% from above. In collaboration with business psychologist Cecilie Willer, PreSeed Ventures have been developing a Mental Health program for a group of founders in their portfolio recently. In this talk Cecilie shares insights and tools from the program and goes through practices managing your mental health as a founder.
Why should you attend this event
+ Industry expertise Business psychologist Cecilie Willer from Today and Director of Talent at PreSeed Ventures Mads Klarskov Petersen are excited to deliver expert knowledge and useful tips about staying mentally healthy in times of economic uncertainties and major global changes.
+ Real-world experience Successful founder Ken Willum Klausen from Lunar is ready to provide hands-on experience on how to handle and overcome the mental struggles of being a founder and CEO during a pandemic.
+ Pick the brains of these talented founders and ask elaborating questions that can help you to move forward as a founder.
+ Free resources. All participants will receive a follow-up e-mail with a summary of the event and questions, video-recording for future reference and a collection of additional resources related to mental health as a founder.
11:00 – 11.05 Welcome by Nicolaj Højer Nielsen, a serial-entrepreneur and external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School.
11:05- 11.30 Cecilie Willer, Business Psychologist & founder of Today– a mental training and coaching company, helping founders, leaders & teams succeed, grow and build a better tomorrow.
11.30-12.00 LIVE Q&A session. Panel: Nicolaj Højer Nielsen, Cecilie Willer, Ken Willum Klausen (founder and CEO at Lunar) and Mads Klarskov Petersen (Director of Talent, PreSeed Ventures).