Listen now (87 mins) | Brought to you by Mercury—the powerful and intuitive way for ambitious companies to bank | Coda—Meet the evolution of docs | Miro—A collaborative visual platform where your best work comes to life — Andy Johns is a former tech exec and VC who had a successful run at several startups—including Facebook, Twitter, Wealthfront, and Quora—but left it all behind a few years ago to take a new direction in life. Now a mental health advocate, he aids military veterans with PTSD, guides burnt-out high achievers to new paths, and shares his healing journey from childhood trauma and mental illness through his newsletter,
Thanks so much for sharing Andy. Listened to the podcast once already and keen to go back another deeper dive. Thanks so much for convening this conversation Lenny and from appropriately deviating from your normal format. It makes it an even stronger message.
That was a very powerful message that I, and I'm certain many others, heard at just the right time.
Thank you Andy for your courage and compassion in sharing your story. And thank you Lenny for stepping beyond the usual boundaries of work content to kickstart a discussion on such an important topic. 🙏