48: Harley Finkelstein on Entrepreneurship, Immigration, and Anxiety

Welcome to Episode 48 of The Madhappy Podcast. This week we are excited to welcome Harley Finkelstein onto the show to learn more about his mental health experiences and journey to becoming the President of Shopify. Peiman kicks off the episode asking Harley about his childhood, as Harley shares what it was like growing up in Canada as a second generation immigrant (6:41). The two then move into a conversation about Harley’s first, conscious mental health experience (13:55), before Harely shares his story behind joining Shopify (24:41). Harley talks about his passion for entrepreneurship (31:53), speaking more on the highs and lows that come with the profession. The two wrap up as Peiman asks Harley what advice he would give to his younger self and reflecting on how that advice can also be used now and in years to come (35:08). We talk about some serious topics on this show. We are not professionals and are not giving advice. If you or someone you know needs help, please text start to 741741 and for additional resources please visit LocalOptimist.com/Get-Help The Madhappy Podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a replacement for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Follow us: @Madhappy | @LocalOptimist Visit us: Madhappy.com | LocalOptimist.com


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