Saying no to stress at Oyst Premium

To read the article in full, become Privileged Subscriber or log in

Startup stress is real, confirms Quentin Vigneau, the co-founder of a rapidly growing Ecommerce startup called Oyst. Here, Quentin shares what he has learned about stress management from running a successful startup for the past 2 years.

Biography

Quentin Vigneau
co-founder, Oyst, (January 2018).Quentin Vigneau holds a master’s degree in Management of New Technologies from HEC Paris.

Quentin Vigneau co-founded Oyst in January 2016 with a mission to revolutionize E-commerce. To make online payments faster and more secure, his startup created a button that enables users to buy products in 1-click directly from any website. From its initial team of 3, Oyst has grown over the past 2 years into a company of 70+ full-time employees, with a user base that is multiplying at a rate of 10 every 4 months.
Of Oyst’s early days, Quentin says, “Stress was everywhere. I mean, startups are based on kind of an insane premise: the idea that 2 or 3 people in a garage can do a better job than a huge company with an army of talent and resources. It presupposes that those 2 or 3 individuals will do an incredible amount of work. In those conditions, you have to know how to set limits and manage stress or you’ll burnout.” Describing the past 2 years as a “school of stress,” Quentin confirms the importance of stress management to his own individual long-term productivity and, especially, to the productivity and performance of his teams.

Excerpt from Business Digest N°283, February 2018

To go further

Read the full 3-part feature

Point of View

Stress proof

Interview with Quentin Vigneau, co-founder at Oyst

Saying no to stress at Oyst

It's up to you!

How to build collective resilence

To read the article in full, you need to be a subscriber

If you already are a subscriber, log in

Digital subscription

Business Digest digital

390 euros HT

(TVA 2.1%)

Subscribe