Small Business, Big Growth

Finding Mental Health Support as an Entrepreneur with Jon Mercer, Founder of Stacks Co and Startup Bucks

March 19, 2021 Boostpoint Episode 38
Small Business, Big Growth
Finding Mental Health Support as an Entrepreneur with Jon Mercer, Founder of Stacks Co and Startup Bucks
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Small Business, Big Growth
Finding Mental Health Support as an Entrepreneur with Jon Mercer, Founder of Stacks Co and Startup Bucks
Mar 19, 2021 Episode 38
Boostpoint

Jon Mercer is the founder of Stacks Co, a member first, coworking community and Startup Bucks, an organization created by and for entrepreneurs to support new and existing startups in Bucks County Pennsylvania.  He had his start in the corporate world working in IT and digital marketing in Australia, but after dealing with his own mental health struggles, the lack of support in his corporate job made him change his entire career and life path.  In this episode, Jon and Sam discuss Jon’s various entrepreneurial projects and how crucial mental health support is to succeed as an entrepreneur.  Jon’s transparent insight into his own struggles is inspiring and optimistic.


Time Stamps: 

Intro [0:17-1:15]
Jon’s entrepreneurial story [1:15-15:11]
Leaving the corporate world [15:11-23:09]
Advice for feeling stuck in business and mental health struggles [23:09-30:55]
Dealing with the ups and downs of entrepreneurship [30:55-36:02]
Conclusion [36:02-37:03]

Links:

National Mental Health Hotline:
www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

www.startupbucks.org
www.stacksco.work
www.boostpoint.com


Show Notes

Jon Mercer is the founder of Stacks Co, a member first, coworking community and Startup Bucks, an organization created by and for entrepreneurs to support new and existing startups in Bucks County Pennsylvania.  He had his start in the corporate world working in IT and digital marketing in Australia, but after dealing with his own mental health struggles, the lack of support in his corporate job made him change his entire career and life path.  In this episode, Jon and Sam discuss Jon’s various entrepreneurial projects and how crucial mental health support is to succeed as an entrepreneur.  Jon’s transparent insight into his own struggles is inspiring and optimistic.


Time Stamps: 

Intro [0:17-1:15]
Jon’s entrepreneurial story [1:15-15:11]
Leaving the corporate world [15:11-23:09]
Advice for feeling stuck in business and mental health struggles [23:09-30:55]
Dealing with the ups and downs of entrepreneurship [30:55-36:02]
Conclusion [36:02-37:03]

Links:

National Mental Health Hotline:
www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

www.startupbucks.org
www.stacksco.work
www.boostpoint.com