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Take the stress out of decision-making.

You make hundreds of decisions every day. You also likely have a lot of thoughts about those decisions.

"How much information is enough?"  "What if I make a bad decision?"  "Where do I even begin?"

Good news: Decision making is a process... one you can own.

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Download your Decision Inventory Worksheet now and get a free mini-masterclass on decision making.



Even the smartest people can get tied into knots when making big decisions. Get the tools to move through decisions with less stress and more clarity. Join Stanford Decision Engineer and Coach Michelle Florendo for a comprehensive and systematic way of untangling every decision - no matter how big or small.

New to the podcast?
- Dip into Season 1 for why this podcast exists and the first few pilot season episodes
- Binge Season 2 for tips on how to untangle an upcoming big decision
- Check out Season 3 for how to navigate emotions in the decision process
- Season 4 brings you insights from experts in the field who have influenced my work

About Michelle

About the host



​Michelle Florendo is a decision engineer and executive coach for who helps people untangle messy decisions in life and work. She is known for her analytical approach to coaching - with a BS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, Michelle uses a blend of decision engineering, design thinking, and lean startup principles to help her clients map their path forward.

Over the years Michelle has led workshops both domestically and internationally, showing hundreds of driven professionals how to use the principles of decision engineering to make decisions with less stress and more clarity.

Michelle teaches a decision making course for Stanford Continuing Studies and helped revamp the curriculum on career decision making in Stanford's famous Design Your Life course. She has also served on the inaugural coaching team for Seth Godin's altMBA, is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and is a faculty coach for Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute.

Interested in learning more about Michelle's coaching and speaking services? Check out her website at

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