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“I couldn’t process what I’d been through”: the hidden cost of startup success

By Adam Westbrook 26 January 2017
Summary

Something no-one wants to talk about.

Many people dream of founding a business, making it big and selling for millions.

But are we prepared for the mental and physical cost of startup success?

The dream came true for Alex Depledge when her company Hassle was bought for £24m in 2015. Not only that she also became a mum right when the company was growing rapidly.

In this exclusive interview she reveals the impact founding a company had on her health and her relationships, plus her advice for achieving work-life balance.

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