A few weeks ago I joined fellow Automattician Dustin Hartzler as we were interviewed by our friend Erik Fisher, host of the phenomenal Beyond the To-Do List podcast. We talked about the rewards and challenges […]
I get a lot of questions about what it is like to work at Automattic. Here’s a typical day for me.
Just as I did last year, and after seeing the great results that I got, here is my post with my 3 words for 2017. These are the three areas of my life which I […]
As much as I liked my domain venividivelcro.com (I came, I saw, I stuck around), I’m excited to rebrand this blog using my new domain, cesar.blog. Earlier in the year, Automattic announced the launching of […]
The business world is changing. It seems I’m riding the wave. High. I’ve just come home from my company’s yearly retreat or, as we call it, the Grand Meetup. I have so many thoughts it’s […]
… and walked… yes, mostly walked. But I did run too!
Today is Saturday and it was a gorgeous day here in London. The temperature was about 15C in the afternoon so I decided to lace up and go for a run.
As I looked at my Nike+ app, I realized that the last time I ran outside was in August of last year. Yikes.
I have heard variations of this quote from Robert Kiyosaki, Dave Ramsey, and a few others. The gist of it is this:
When investing in something, you make your money when you buy the something, not when you sell the something.
For example, when buying real estate, the deal is not in selling for more than you paid, but for buying for less than it’s worth. This takes a lot of work and patience up front, and the passing up on many opportunities that are less than ideal.
We live in a small house, considering the Canadian/North American standard.
We also have three children.
So when we finished our basement, we had to think very carefully about how we would divide the space. I think we did a pretty good job, here’s a timelapse video of the construction:
Since I posted that I’m now working for Automattic, many have asked me if I’m moving to San Francisco, where Automattic’s main office is.
Automattic works with a 100% distributed team, which means I’ll be working from home. The same goes for other Automatticians who live in Hawaii, Japan, Iceland, South Africa, Bangladesh, etc.