Everyone travels a rocky personal road — and business owners are no exception. Keeping your head in the game during a trying time is already difficult. Running a company while under emotional stress only compounds that stress.
This is something Dhiraj Rajaram is all too familiar with. The founder and chairman of Mu Sigma, Rajaram went through a divorce during which his wife sold her stake of the company, leaving Rajaram in total control of a multinational big-data delivery business.
It was a difficult time, but Rajaram and his team rallied and the company has grown steadily every quarter since.
Even if your social life isn’t tied to your business life, personal troubles can still significantly affect your leadership abilities….