Three Jedi Mind Tricks Against The Entrepreneurial Struggle

How to Stay Sane as a First-Time Founder When Things Go Wrong

Feliks Eyser
4 min readNov 27, 2020

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Yoda. He’s always calm, clear, and powerful. I love Star Wars. Illustration by Feliks Eyser

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So, we had just closed our first round of funding when my key employee quits. I had sold the investors on that employee's skills, and everything was horrible. I felt like a faker, and our company would never work…

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Feliks Eyser

Tech founder & investor from 🇩🇪. Sharing experiences for first-time founders💡🛠🚀