What Maisonette’s Founders Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Starting Up


July 17, 2019 – Forbes – With The 4-Hour Work Week and #GIRLBOSS, promises of remote offices, flexible schedules, and the chance to get creative have attracted more and more women to entrepreneurship.

For mothers, these benefits are all the more alluring: working with your kids nearby; accommodating doctor’s appointments and field trips in your calendar.

At the same time, starting a business while raising a newborn requires grit. More demands on your time might carry guilt about where you’re spending it. Juggling responsibility for your team’s success and your child’s future can feel overwhelming. And action-packed days could lead to burn-out.

So, how can entrepreneurs ensure their own emotional well-being and a chance at business success? Forbes asked Luisana Mendoza and Sylvana Durrett, the two entrepreneurial powerhouses behind Maisonette and mothers to six between them, to weigh in.

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