From Laid Off To …… Mike’s Stories

These are my stories, from laid off to what? The present, whatever that might bring. They start with notes I took when I got laid off, continue into discussions about becoming an author, and move onto my experiences launching this site. I hope there are some nuggets here that help you in your journey, whatever that may turn out to be.

Mike's Stories
  • Tello Main

    7 Trello Boards I Use to Manage My Business

    I use Trello to manage several parts of my business. It's free for very small personal and business uses, and it's easy to use. I used to use spreadsheets to manage this kind of data, but Trello is much better for list and super lite process/project management.

  • October 27, 2017 The Day I Was Laid Off

    I just don’t think you can fully emotionally prepare for this day

  • October 28, 2017 The Day After I Was Laid Off

    I can’t stop thinking about money, work, but mostly the great people I will miss.

  • October 29, 2017 Day 3 of My Lay Off Journey

    On day 3, I went golfing in November. Which was nice.

  • October 31, 2017 Mike’s Days 4 and 5

    I’m feeling the lack of friends here in Portland, because a better support network would be helpful.

  • November 2, 2017 Mike’s Day 6

    Started seriously noodling the idea of writing a novel....