Legally Yours and Silicon Beach Group present ‘Founder Wellbeing and the Dark Side of Entrepreneurial Spirit and Burn-Out’ with Human Inc

Legally Yours, together with the Silicon Beach Group, presented a virtual legal lunch and learn session with Stephen Macdonald and Emily Knowles from Human Inc on Tuesday 14th July 2020.

This session focuses on wellbeing specifically for founders leveraging both passion and excitement but also the watch-outs around the dark side of entrepreneurial passion.

Key Takeaways include –

  • A wellbeing approach that is specific for entrepreneurs and founders.
  • Understanding the zones of energy and managing for optimal performance
  • Creating a sustainable approach to entrepreneurial passion.
  • Signs of burn out vs being tired
  • The bright side and dark side of passion

About our Presenters

Stephen Macdonald

Stephen is a registered Organisational Psychologist and has many years of experience in the field of wellbeing. He uses his organisational psychology and business experience to prompt different thinking, reflection, and change within those he coaches. He believes unlocking potential is all about enabling a series of personal journeys. He believes that highly functioning leaders are at the core of collective and individual success. It’s about balancing professional capability with personal wellbeing. It’s about motivating and equipping individuals to achieve their optimum, not just for their employer, but for themselves.

To contact Stephen direct, email [email protected]

Emily Knowles

Currently practising as a registered psychologist, Emily is experienced in both consulting and in-house psychology roles. Originally trained as a lawyer, and spending time as a Management Consultant since, her professional approach is multi-disciplinary, innovative and differentiated. Emily has been involved in the entrepreneurial community as both co-founder, and consulting psychologist. She enjoys partnering with private clients – and the Melbourne community, more broadly – to design and deliver unique experiences and insights. Emily is passionate in the fields of wellbeing and leadership; her work is evidence-based and informed by global leading edge research. More locally, Emily is an accredited Mental Health ‘First Aider’, and has a certification in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.

To contact Emily direct, email [email protected]

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This article does not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion on any matter discussed and, accordingly, it should not be relied upon. It should not be regarded as a comprehensive statement of the law and practice in this area. If you require any advice or information, please speak to a practising lawyer in your jurisdiction. No individual who is a member, partner, shareholder or consultant of, in or to any constituent part of Legally Yours Pty Ltd accepts or assumes responsibility, or has any liability, to any person in respect of this article.

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