We asked Michelle Florendo, a decision engineer, about starting her own business and then becoming a parent. “I had to be willing to throw things out the window to meet the realities and opportunities that came along real-time,” she said. Learning how to adapt in real-time has helped her reduce her stress as an entrepreneur and a parent.
Tell us about the work you do! We’d love to hear about your work, your startup, your side-hustle, and what you’re passionate about building in the world. Leave us a story about your work, who you like connecting with, and where we can find out more about you.
We would like to hear from you, our community of parents. We are opening up anonymous comments to hear your stories. How has access (or lack of access) to abortion affected your life, work, or family? What was your abortion like? What do you wish other people would know about abortion?
Writing the newsletter has turned into a struggle. My sentences are soupy, filled with mud. After two years of living through a pandemic, I’m foggy, I’m forgetful, and I’m clearly not my best. How do I move forward?
As a leader, we face a lot: a pandemic, wars, gun violence, domestic terrorism, and more. Here’s the leadership framework I use to guide how I show up for my team, my communities, and the people I serve.
Readers weight in: how much paid leave did you get, and how much paid leave did you want to have? Share your story in this community thread.