Stress is a major productivity and creativity drain.
In a perfect world, every employee would receive paid vacation to help relax and recharge. But, for a bootstrap/startup, it may not be feasible to include that in a compensation package.
Luckily, there are other ways to decrease the stress of working in an entrepreneurial setting for both your employees and yourself.
“Create an accountability chart at double the size you are now. That will guide your hiring plan.” –Bart Lorang
“There are so many companies that do one thing particularly well, and you can’t do it all alone.” –Bart Lorang