Sherry Walling

About Sherry Walling

Dr. Sherry Walling is a licensed clinical psychologist and the co-host of the ZenFounder podcast. Her life’s work is to help high-performing professionals meet their potential and also enjoy personal well-being, life satisfaction, and a sense of meaning. She consults regularly with entrepreneurs, freelancers, and executives and helps with burnout, anxiety, conflicts, major transitions, and personal balance. Married to a serial tech entrepreneur, Sherry has a unique combination of psychological expertise and 17 years of experience in the trenches of the startup world. She loves bringing these two worlds together on the podcast, in her consulting work, and as a conference speaker. She can also be found at, or on twitter as @ZenFounder.

Recognizing and Managing Entrepreneurial Burnout

Every single business owner goes through periods where they've lost their oomph. Sometimes, it's due to a struggling business. Perhaps that growth curve has stagnated (or flatlined) or the feedback you're getting is that your product is all wrong. Perhaps your team is in conflict. Perhaps your expansion has failed, and you're having to go through layoffs or cutbacks or stop the growth of a new division. Oomph goes away for other reasons. One friend of mine found herself without the oomph to keep going because her business had succeeded. She had spent years pursuing financial freedom, and [...]

2018-02-23T10:02:07-07:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|