Distributed Downfall

Working for a distributed company, and in particular Automattic, is amazing. There are so many upsides and I think talked about a lot of them previously. Don’t just take my word though, take a look through some posts by coworkers. For the past little bit however I think I’ve found the downfall of working remotely.Continue reading “Distributed Downfall”

Reflecting on Vacation

While on vacation for the most part we kept really busy. Even when we had down time when driving a lot of it was either driving or navigating. There was also a lot of talking and planning that took place on the drives. For me I got up early before everyone else, grabbed some coffee,Continue reading “Reflecting on Vacation”

More thoughts on relationship building

I’ve been thinking more about my post the other day building relationships and how I can apply it to my work. When I wrote that post and was thinking about it I was coming more from the personal side. Building relationships with people I meet  or interact with. Why not look at it from aContinue reading “More thoughts on relationship building”

Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Originally posted on Office Today:
Another gorgeous day out today. I took advantage and spent a while working outside at my favourite cafe in town TAN Coffee. Fresh air and good coffee make the work day even better! Kentville might not be as exotic as some of my co-workers “offices” at https://officetoday.wordpress.com but it still felt great today! Office TodayContinue reading “Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada”

Building actual relationships

For the past while I’ve been slowly working my way through Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh. It has been out for a while but I hadn’t heard of it, or at least didn’t recall hearing of it. I stumbled across it recently at a second hand store and the title grabbed me. Maybe something to doContinue reading “Building actual relationships”

Barcelona Team Meetup

I was extremely fortunate enough to spend last week getting to meet and work with my new team in Barcelona Spain. It really was an invaluable experience. Being so new to the company I really appreciate being able to build in person connections with them.   I’m a pretty introverted person but I really triedContinue reading “Barcelona Team Meetup”