Founders have traditionally tended to block out conversations about wellbeing and hide their struggles as they focus desperately on building their business.
Soldier.ly has designed a stress intervention tool, a smartwatch app called Overwatch, that it hopes can help those suffering from stress.
The government’s announcement of a $3.6 million package to support the mental health of small business owners has been welcomed by the business community.
While it’s important that founders promote good mental health in the workplace, it’s equally important to explore mental health as a startup community so founders, too, can be properly supported.
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Vamp now has 70 staff in 6 offices around the world, and was earlier this month named the 4th fastest growing tech company in Australia by Deloitte.
Schema therapy startup Secure Nest aims to address the fact that gaining access to therapy can be a challenge for many.
Almost two thirds of Australian workers believe that their employer investing in mental health and wellbeing would improve productivity, a report has found, while 55 percent believe it would reduce sickness and absenteeism.
It’s estimated that 72 percent of men don’t seek help for mental disorders, with the stigma attached in society leading many to suffer in silence. Craft Beer Coopery aims to help.
With startup founders working an average of 64 hours a week and the majority drawing a smaller salary than in their previous role, 96 percent report feeling stressed.
Calling stress “the smoking of our generation”, entrepreneur Danielle Owen Whitford has founded Pioneera to assist in the early identification and reduction of workplace stress.
A survey of small business owners across Australia has found small business owners are sacrificing their work-life balance in order to achieve business success. The survey of 921 SMEs conducted by CGU Insurance revealed whilst small business owners cited the freedom of making their own decisions as a strong indicator of success, many of these… Read more »