Toronto Star

Entrepreneurs and Mental Illness

Entrepreneurs and Mental Illness

According to this article in the Toronto Star, entrepreneurs seem to be inclined to developing mental illness. As entrepreneurs ourselves, this headline caught our eye! This article highlights the benefits how some traits of mental illness can be beneficial and enhance skills that are needed to start a business. 

Would you disclose a mental illness to your employer?

Would you disclose a mental illness to your employer?

In a recent article from the Toronto Star "Doctors' Notes: Work with your employers to cope with mental health issues", they discuss a recent study indicating that 61% of Ontario workers say they would disclose a mental illness to their boss, and 39% say they would not.

The biggest reason reported for not wanting to disclose a mental illness is that it would “hurt their careers” – do you agree? We would like to hear from you - please fill out our poll to share your opinion!