Five years have passed in a blink of an eye. However, it feels like it was yesterday when I passed the Trial and started working for Automattic. Time definitely flies! One of the perks of working for Automattic is that every five years you become eligible for Sabbatical – i.e. you get a 3-month vacation.…

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One of my favorite quotes of all time (I do have a lot of favorite quotes, though) is attributed to Miyamoto Musashi. There’s no progress bar on this 🤷 However, we can try to bear this thought in mind at all times and wherever we go. Miyamoto Musashi’s Dokkōdō This book has been on my…

Automattic Customer Happiness WordPress – Customer Happiness is All About Empathy

I’m honored and humbled that I had a chance to write about Customer Happiness and what it means to me in an interview I gave for 🙇🏻‍♂️ As a Happiness Engineer at Automattic, I am able to combine my two greatest passions – WordPress and helping people – and I am forever grateful for…

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WordPress Virtual Meetup

On September 24th, we had a WordPress meetup. Due to the current situation in the world, the meetup was virtual and we used Zoom to gather. My colleague and friend Luminus gave us a fantastic walkthrough of the WooCommerce setup and what one needs to pay attention to when first setting up a store. Luminus…

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My Dearest Possessions

My workspace got completely pimped up and it makes me feel really happy 🙂 After spending a bit over 4 years at Automattic, I received a gift in a form of a W laptop and it’s absolutely fantastic! And on top of that, I received two figurines as a birthday present from my brother. These…