MicroConf Refresh Episode 34: How to Survive Building a Business and a Family at the Same Time Jeppe Liisberg

Episode 34 August 18, 2021 00:26:32
MicroConf Refresh Episode 34: How to Survive Building a Business and a Family at the Same Time Jeppe Liisberg
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MicroConf Refresh Episode 34: How to Survive Building a Business and a Family at the Same Time Jeppe Liisberg
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Show Notes

Featured in this week's episode are two of our Attendee Talks, which were selected by the audience at MicroConf Europe:

How to Survive Building a Business and a Family at the Same Time

Jeppe Liisberg

"I am a father of three. I have a startup that is almost break-even and has been so for years. I have a job to make ends meet. I'm struggling but coping. I'll be talking about creating and maintaining a sustainable work-life balance in this context. You've heard it before: there's an opportunity in every crisis. I've been spending time practising that, building a startup and a family at the same time. I'll be talking about the hard prioritisations you have to make every day. And about adjusting ambition, balancing personal goals and values along the way. I'll be giving tips and tricks to cope with stress, conflict and motivation."

A Frank Talk About Fear and How to Deal With It

Sergey Koltov

"In the beginning of this year I moved to another country; my wife and I are expecting our first baby in a few months; a revenue growth is slower than I expected, and so on, and so on. As an owner of a small self-funded startup, I constantly feel pressure but this year has become the hardest ones. The fear of failure started hindering my abilities to make good decisions. In June I started to fight back. I'm still far from overcoming it, but there is a good progress. In this talk, I will share what I learned in the last few months, why it is important to deal with fear on a regular basis, and what practices I use or experimented with."

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