The Startup Chat with Steli and Hiten
233: Fear of Missing Out Among Startup Founders
Aug 18, 2017
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In today’s episode, Steli and Hiten discuss “FOMO” or fear of missing out which is a common experience for a lot of entrepreneurs and founders. This fear tends to crop up, especially in people who are struggling in their businesses rather than people who have thriving businesses. Instead of concentrating on other people’s success, entrepreneurs should focus on their own work and customers. Tune-in to find out how to deal with this fear by engaging in self-introspection and why being comfortable in your own skin is your ultimate defense.
 Time Stamped Show Notes:

 00:27 – Today’s topic is about “FOMO” or “Fear of missing out”
 00:45 – Do not get distracted by new, shiny startups on the block, and instead concentrate on your work and customers
 02:03 – Steli shares a personal anecdote about a time when he came across a couple of founders who had made a killing by trading in cryptocurrencies

 02:16 – They were very enthusiastic about it and kept talking about i…
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