I've been quiet for some time now... As you can see, I didn't posted much to this blog or remote.ma in the last 3 weeks. And the reason is I was on vacation. Taking a vacation, or time off, is something I believe in and plan a lot. Keep pushing, no pain no gain, and … Continue reading Pause, recharge, go
It's the weekend. You're with your family playing cards. One of them asks you how work is going. You respond with the default answer, good. Then you remember that problem you had in the week and how you left without fixing it Friday. That problem was so hard you didn't have a clue what's causing … Continue reading Work happens outside of work, too
After my latest article about the reading more books fallacy. It was clear that I don't try to read lot of books in short periods of time. Or maximize the number of books I read in a given time. I read books slowly. And try to get the maximum info from them. I'll present you … Continue reading My way of reading books
There is a current tendency of bragging about how many books one did read. We start shouting out our number. The higher, the better. We see this in social media and the press too. "How this CEO reads a book a week", "Reading 2 books a month is the secret...", and plenty of articles we … Continue reading The “reading more books” fallacy
Facing a situation, you have two options (and two only): Either you accept it, or change it. Do not think you don't have the ability to change things because they depend on something out of your control. You are fooling yourself. If something reaches you. You can change it! But only, if you really want … Continue reading Either you accept it or change it
Today I'm celebrating one year of working remotely. The least I can say is it's a completely different mindset, culture and experience. I learned a lot about time management, communication, and lot of technical knowledge. Thanks to all my teammates and people of Automattic. Happy to be part of this awesome company. After one year … Continue reading 1 year working remotely
We've been getting rewards since our childhood. But somehow, when we get older, we stop rewarding ourself. We maybe think we are too old for this. But, years are only numbers. Life is too short. Reward yourself after completing something. And use it as a motivator to do more.