Mental Health Should Be Your Top Priority Right Now. Here’s Why

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As COVID-19 devastates nations and businesses, there’s a potential casualty you may not have fullly realized: your mental health. Uncertainty around the health of your family, company and employees can be overwhelming. How can we protect mental health when we’re directed to stay home?

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Mental health…ask for help


This can come in many forms, but when your mental health needs care, deciding to get that care should be just as straightforward as deciding to treat a torn ACL: you find the right professional and get help. Includes ideas + tools to successfully implement mental health strategies.

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When Community Works


As a refresher, GAN took over GSSN a few months back, after Boulder Bits—its founding company—had to cease operations due to some unfortunate health issues on the leadership team. At GAN, we often bring our global community of accelerators together in person in order to build relationships, share insights, and to not only work through challenges with their peers but to share their wins as a group. Unlike our community of accelerators, we’d never met these leaders.

Wrap-up of the Startup Community Leaders Mission USA 2018

Startup Catalyst

The second Startup Community Leaders Mission to the USA took place from 11-18 March 2018, with 20 participants taking part, including 14 from 11 different regional towns in Queensland, 3 from Brisbane, one from Sydney, one from Adelaide, and one from New York (assisting the Beach City film crew).

Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and UnitedHealthcare, a leading health care company, today announced the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars.

Marc Nager & Dave Mayer on building rural startup communities


Marc Nager, Co-founder of Startup Weekend, and Dave Mayer, Founder of Aspen Entrepreneurs, are pros at building ‘non-urban’ startup communities. It’s getting five or 10, $10 to $20 million companies that can create real jobs for people and give them great health care.

How to Kick Start Your Community’s Startup Scene

Both Sides of the Table

I have never been more optimistic about the impact that the tech startup community is having on cities in America or about the role that cities outside of San Francisco / Silicon Valley can play in our future. The Foundations of the Seattle startup community.

GCUC is headed to Asia Pacific


You saw our hints on LinkedIn last week but we are here to confirm the rumors – GCUC is headed to the Asia Pacific, The post GCUC is headed to Asia Pacific appeared first on GCUC Community. Conference Community Coworking Trends GCUC Webinars Health and Well-being COVID-19

7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking


The post 7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking appeared first on GCUC Community. Sustainability Community Health and Well-being

Fighting for our Soldiers: Action Zone // Tampa, Florida

Co Starters

The military community is among the most neglected special interest groups in America—Veterans are disproportionately at risk for mental health disorders, substance use disorders, post-traumatic stress, and traumatic brain injury as compared to the rest of the population.

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month


In case you’ve been under a rock and didn’t know – It’s Mental Health Awareness Month. If you are not familiar with us here at GCUC, we strongly believe in advocating and supporting mental health. It’s time that we make a change and destigmatize the conversation around mental health. For over a year now, our founder, Liz Elam, has been opening our conferences with a talk called “Health is the new black”. Beginnings Mental Health Awareness

Founders Share Stories and Encouragement on Mental Wellness


Over the past few months, the GAN Community came together to support startup founders who have been deeply impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We told everyone that the idea was for all of us to support our own mental health, and pay it forward. . Industry: Health Tech.

4 Reasons to Be Optimistic Today

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Use this time to make your commitment to health and safety a selling point and differentiator in the market. We’ve posted notices so everyone who enters the building gets a quick refresher on health-related protocol. Think about other front lines: your community and its people.

How to Activate Your Virtual Community


With flu and COVID-19 on the rise, we need to start thinking about how we can show value through virtual community and membership. The post How to Activate Your Virtual Community appeared first on GCUC Community. Community Health and Well-being

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

Both Sides of the Table

I would argue that if Apple’s app model continues to succeed it is bad for your health. You – being members of the technology community. But their browser sucks, their app environment sucks, the developer community isn’t strong.

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Data-Driven Hope


assembles and sends curated gift boxes to people in your community who might need a little extra love. The Industry coronavirus covid-19 culture data family health hope mental health remote startup success work world

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Are you heading toward burnout?

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My mentor, Warren Rustand, has taught me the value of using the following model: Family + Business + Personal + Community. HEALTH WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION burnout EO Montreal Shawn Johal stress

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The Money Trap: How to Choose Between Money and Passion

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The easiest way is to define specific buckets for each of your goals: personal, business, family, community is one way to go about the process. HEALTH INNOVATION WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION goals motivation passion Shawn Johal

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Our Vision and Call for Collaboration in the Face of COVID-19

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Fast-forward to today and it is dominating the headlines, leaving question marks hanging over your daily routines and wellbeing and highlighting our interdependence across communities, borders and continents. . which can help global communities in this specific period, get in touch.

What the New Normal Looks Like in Three Industries and Three Countries

Entrepreneurs' Organization

At Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) , our mission remains engaging business owners at every stage with the tools, education and community necessary to learn and grow to new levels of leadership , in business and beyond.

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On the Road to Racial Equality, Start with These 10 Steps

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We are a strong happy family that respects differences in opinion and contributes to the greater community. BUSINESS GROWTH HEALTH LEADERSHIP PEOPLE/STAFF WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION black lives matter BTI Brand Innovations diversity eo toronto equality Parveen Dhupar

The Good News You Need Today

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We are proud to highlight just a few of the ways that Entrepreneurs’ Organization members are helping their communities—and we’re certain there are many more examples happening every day, around the world! HEALTH INNOVATION Inspirational Make a Mark members

Ascend BioVentures helps determine right path for health care discoveries

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The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OU), Presbyterian Health Foundation, and OMRF (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation) are Ascend community partners and ready sources of new science. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman. It’s really difficult to invent new drug therapies. Research and development can take decades. Once a potential drug appears viable, testing for safety and efficacy adds more years. At every stage, risk of failure is extreme.

9 Things We’ve Learned From COVID (And Why It Was Good For Coworking)


GCUC coworking community founder and boss lady, Liz Elam provides advice and inspiration for all. The post 9 Things We’ve Learned From COVID (And Why It Was Good For Coworking) appeared first on GCUC Community. Retrospective Health and Well-being COVID-19

An Introduction to Happiness: Relationships


Studies show how much we need community for our happiness and health: This study out of the University of Michigan found that friendship alone was seen to be a solid predictor of positive overall health at later ages. .

International Coworking Day


Locally and globally, we are a community of forward thinkers, innovators and game changers paving the way for the future of work. If you have ever broken bread with, hugged, cried, or smiled at someone in your community, you have made a difference in someone’s life.

The Value of Letting Go to Gain Perspective

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We immersed ourselves in the culture and the community. HEALTH INNOVATION Inspirational LEADERSHIP WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS Adrienne Palmer africa eo dallas Insite leadership myeo Tasimba

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The Attraction of Great Coworking Spaces


The post The Attraction of Great Coworking Spaces appeared first on GCUC Community. Speakers GCUC Webinars Health and Well-being COVID-19Last week we partnered up with Bertie Van Wyk from Herman Miller to talk about how properly activated coworking spaces are the workspace solution.

Mindful Leadership for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In the below video that I’m honored to share with other entrepreneurs and EO —a community I’ve proudly been a part of for 25 years—I’ll dig deeper into the benefits of mindfulness and meditation for leaders and entrepreneurs. Contributed by Rob Dubé, CEO at imageOne.

How the New York City innovation community can still lose (and what you can do about it)

This is going to be BIG.

I would just hate for public perception of the health of the NYC ecosystem to be tied to the fortunes of 4 companies. There isn’t a single person in the NYC that is more excited than I am about how far we’ve come. As a Brooklyn native who has never lived outside the five boroughs—and someone who left Big Finance—I feel a special kind of pride over what’s gone on here in the last six+ years.

Could You Step Away From Running Your Company? Here’s How I Did.

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The MKE program has given me a renewed sense of purpose with what we can create in our community and in the world. It will free up your time so you can get back to doing what you love and will help you create more impact in your community.

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This Week in the NYC Innovation Community – January 25, 2010

This is going to be BIG.

Join our panel of experts in media law, health care communications and digital/social media as we explore what this heightened government scrutiny may mean for PR practitioners, marketers and media strategists. The agenda: * Quick introductions over breakfast * Three brief demos, including one from Hot Potato * Casual networking session, with free Wi-Fi on offer for those who want to stick around and work in a community environment.

How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

He is currently the president and CEO of Support Services of Virginia , a mid-sized company that provides Intellectual and Developmental Disability Waiver services, supports and housing in community-based integrated settings across Virginia, USA. Chip Dodd joined EO Southeast Virginia in 2013.

What Happened When I Hit a Wall and the Important Question I’m Using to Move Past It


I ended up having to leave work for the day to get checked out by my doctor because I felt so exhausted and overwhelmed and I just had to make sure something bigger wasn’t going on with my health. Shame because I write and talk about founder mental health all the time. My final answer looks something like, “I crave thriving communities of people who feel the freedom to love others and themselves in healthy and productive ways.”

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The Linux Foundation announced its Linux Foundation Public Health initiative yesterday. The Linux Foundation had this to say: “To catalyze this open source development, Linux Foundation Public Health is building a global community of leading technology and consulting companies, public health authorities, epidemiologists and other public health specialists, privacy and security experts, and individual developers,” said Dan Kohn, LFPH general manager.

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The Secret to Become More Interesting Is… Making a List?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

My exploits and adventures with cooking classes, guitar lessons, traveling for fun, attending the World Series, movie acting, taking educational seminars on history or finance, and volunteering in my community all brought me a wealth of experience, interesting facts and stories to share.

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Business and Entrepreneurship Will Play a Critical Role in Creating a Better World. Here’s How.

Co Starters

Can we create communities where everyone is truly valued and welcomed? Ushering in the Next Economy will also require local governments to embrace the notion that raw job creation numbers are a very inadequate way to measure meaningful community transformation. By Enoch Elwell.