A big mistake I’ve made as a founder is treating the successes and failures of my startup as a reflection of my own self-worth.

When things go great I feel great, when things go wrong I feel like shit.

I believe this causes a lot of stress, it is a source of bad-decision making and damages your leadership.

Startups navigate constantly on the edge of both extremes, success and failure.

Keep your mind healthy and pour your heart in. Don’t let the current status of your business dictate how you feel or what you are worth.

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Sergio Romo

I write essays about tech, startups, venture capital and my life. twitter: @sromo16 . I also like photography a lot. www.instagram.com/romotif

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