Why are Founders often so lonely? It's a combination of things.
First, unlike most other jobs, Founders often don't have a lot of relatable peers in their close-knit group. Most people can sit at lunch and complain about their jobs and get a bunch of nods.
Us Founders often explain what we're going through and get the "thousand-yard stare" from someone wondering how to get out of the conversation.
The first thing they do is to find other Founders to meet up with.
The one amazing thing about Founders, by the way, is that they immediately tend to connect with and appreciate other Founders.
Every Founder understands what it means to be staring into the abyss daily, and how those feelings are...