Automattic Grand Meetup 2019: Sunshine State (Part Deux)

What’s up everyone! It’s been a hot minute since I’ve updated this thing. As you can imagine, a lot has happened since the last time I published a post. Today I want to highlight my most recent trip to Orlando, Florida (yes, again!), which was for Automattic’s 2019 Grand Meetup. I failed to take any […]

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Why Working from Home Is Better for Business

Super excited to see Matt featured in this new TED series! The Way We Work episodes seem to be hosted only on Facebook at the moment, but even if you don’t have an account, they’re still viewable, so definitely check them out!

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Automattic Grand Meetup 2018: Sunshine State

Sun. Food. Drinks. Entertainment. And meeting hundreds of highly talented, creative, and lovable humans wrangled from all over the world to work, collaborate, and just have a grand old time at a single location — what more could I ask for in a company meetup. This is a snapshot of my experience at my first […]

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Journey Back To America: First Contact

Since coming to Japan, I’ve only gone back to the US once, and that was nearly five years ago in 2013. This year will be the first time coming back since then, and I have this opportunity because my company’s Grand Meetup is taking place in America this year. Granted, the meetup is in Orlando, […]

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WordCamp Tokyo 2018: Challenge!

I was in front of Automattic booth last year, passing by as an attendee. This year I was behind it — as a representing member of the company 🙂

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There’s No ‘I’ In Team

I’m grateful to have a joined a company that is built on remote work culture, as I quite enjoy having the autonomy and freedom to work on what, when, and where I want, but more than that, it’s the folks working behind the curtains that make all the difference, at least for me. As of […]

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Home Office, Cafe, Coworking Space, Oh My

Nearly four months ago, it took me almost an hour to go from door-to-door for my commute to work. I’d wake up at 6am, fix breakfast for myself and my son, get dressed, drop my son off at daycare at around 7am-ish, hop on the morning train, get off at my station and walk another […]

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