“People always ask me, ‘How can you have three kids and run three companies?’, and I say ‘Because I used to be a primary school teacher’,” says Sandra Nardi. The entrepreneur now runs PR firm Bombshell Consultancy, Parent Education Consultancy (providing support and advice to parents), and Lady Wimbledon, an online lifestyle magazine for south-west London.
Before she retrained as a teacher, Nardi had worked as Sony’s UK PR manager, overseeing a £1m budget and 10 external PR firms. After three years, she says she “crashed and burned” and sought out a simpler life in education. She left teaching after nine years, frustrated with the bureaucracy and the limited time it left for her own children.
Read the full article here: theguardian.com/small-business-network/2016/sep/02/drained-stress-quit-teaching-start-business