I Will Never Stop Learning

This afternoon I was came up with an idea of something I wanted to do with an internal tool at work. It didn’t quite do what I was looking for unfortunately, but I wasn’t sure if that was the case at first. Chatting with the main developer Timmy Crawford on the project we realized itContinue reading “I Will Never Stop Learning”

Love What You Do

It’s coming up on the one year mark from when I started my Trial with Automattic and I’ve been working full time here for about ten months now. Looking back on my past jobs and places I’ve worked I really don’t remember a time where at this point I wasn’t looking for other opportunities. NotContinue reading “Love What You Do”

Public Speaking

Like many, or most people public speaking is a bit of a phobia of mine. It’s not one that I can’t get over, but certainly not something I enjoy. It’s been quite a while since I’ve had to get up in front of people but that’s going to change soon. Over the past little bitContinue reading “Public Speaking”

The Automattic Creed

Right in the offer letter when you accept a position at Automattic you are presented with the creed right above where you sign to accept. I love this. It really describes how things are here. You can read more about the creed in Matt’s post Why Your Company Should Have a Creed. You can readContinue reading “The Automattic Creed”

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”