India, May 8 -- I've been speaking with many entrepreneurs over the past weeks. Through all the conversations, one thing became clear: stress levels have gone through the roof with the current crisis. It's understandable, and I'm tempted to call the heightened stress a result of our current crisis.

In reality, however, entrepreneurs and their teams have been battling with immense stress in the workplace way before the COVID-19 era. A recent (pre-crisis) survey by Korn Ferry indicated the following alarming statistics:

76% of respondents said workplace stress "had a negative impact on their personal relationships"

66% have lost sleep due to work-related stress

16% have quit jobs because stress became too overwhelming.

Teams everywhere...