Startup Life (Hardcover)
Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur (Startup Revolution)
Wiley, 9781118443644, 224pp.
Publication Date: January 14, 2013
Entrepreneurs are always on the go, looking for the next"startup" challenge. And while they lead very intensely rewardinglives, time is always short and relationships are oftenlong-distant and stressed because of extended periods apart. Copingwith these, and other obstacles, are critical if an entrepreneurand their partner intend on staying together--and stayinghappy.
In Startup Life, Brad Feld--a Boulder, Colorado-based entrepreneur turned-venture capitalist--shareshis own personal experiences with his wife Amy, offering a seriesof rich insights into successfully leading a balanced life as ahuman being who wants to play as hard as he works and who wants tobe as fulfilled in life and in work. With this book, Feld distillshis twenty years of experience in this field to addresses how thevillage of startup people can put aside their workaholic ways andlead rewarding lives in all respects.
- Includes real-life examples of entrepreneurial couples who havehad successful relationships and what works for them
- Provides practical advice for adapting to change and overcomingthe inevitable ups and downs associated with the entrepreneuriallifestyle
- Written by Brad Feld, a thought-leader in this field who hasbeen an early-stage investor and successful entrepreneur for morethan twenty years
While there's no "secret formula" to relationship success in theworld of the entrepreneur, there are ways to making navigation ofthis territory easier. Startup Life is a well-rounded guidethat has the insights and advice you need to succeed in both yourpersonal and business life.