• I stepped down as CEO of my company after battling fertility issues, brain cancer, and depression. I want other founders and CEOs to know that sometimes letting go is the best option

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ryan Caldbeck.
    Ryan Caldbeck
    Ryan Caldbeck recently stepped down as the CEO of CircleUp after leading the fintech company for almost nine years.
    Caldbeck was raising funding and running a startup while hiding his personal battle with fertility and brain cancer, which culminated into a dark period of mental health problems and extreme exhaustion.
    "For years I did a poor job of communicating the depth of my stress and exhaustion, a problem only compounded by the fact that, at times, I wasn't even sure of my own feelings," he said.
    After 12 months of transitioning into his new role as...
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