I decided to take a break from social media for 30 days, so instead of sharing pictures and experiences from my annual pilgrimage to Automattic’s Grand Meetup on Instagram and Facebook, I decided to document it in my blog. Continue reading “Day 1 of 2018 Automattic’s Grand Meetup”
Today the day started for me at 6 o’clock, when I did a modified version of Workout B. I spent some time in the gym then went for a 5K run around the neighbourhood. I remembered that I really don’t like running that much 🙂 Continue reading “Day 2: Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018”
Today the day started with the keynote speech by Cheryl Strayed. She is the author of the best selling book Wild, which was later made into a movie starring Reese Witherspoon. It was a very moving speech. Continue reading “Day 3: Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018”
Thanks for following along! Today was a very busy day.
Because last night was a bit of a late night, I slept in a bit and woke up just in time to get some breakfast. For today I reserved a room for all team leads of WordPress.com support so we could have breakfast together. Continue reading “Day 4: Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018”
Another busy day today!
After jumping out of bed SUPER late at 9:20, I ran downstairs to catch the last bit of the first keynote speech, by productivity guru Ari Meisel.
The second keynote was by retired US Army General Ann Dunwoody. General Dunwoody is the first female 4-star General in the US armed forces and is the newest member of Automattic’s board.
The last days of the Grand Meetup were packed full of activities and work. They were early mornings and late nights, and I was just too exhausted at the end of the day to write. As I sit in the plane going back home, I thought I’d get caught up.
Lots of exciting things happened 🙂 Continue reading “Day 6 and 7: Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018”
Here’s a cool shot by my coworker Jorge Perez during our closing party 🙂