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Learn To Code

I'm learning to code. Again. I used to love programming in high school and it was that love that lead me to get involved online, teach myself web designing & some intermediate PHP and eventually develop the product that became WooThemes. And then I stopped coding to focus on running

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Pause

Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.

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An Alternative View on Equal Partnerships

I've previously written about equal (50-50) partnerships in startups and this is something that I hold close to my heart. I have however developed a slightly different view on equal partnerships... I recently read Jason Cohen's post on sacrificing your health for your startup and thereafter I read his wife's

Slowing Down

As we'd all expect: having a new baby changes your life. I guess that bit was expected for me and I kinda settled into my own comfort zone of perceptions during Jeanne's pregnancy last year. What I didn't expect is how this would completely change me. I'm typing this with

In Flux

Celebrating the birth of my son, obviously hasn't brought enough "newness" to my life lately with a bunch of exciting things happening elsewhere too. Heck, when it rains it pours. One of my ambitions this year has been to step up my angel investing activities and literally just get a

The Sky is the Limit

I've been doing a lot of thinking about my personal ambitions on how so many revolves around being an entrepreneur and being involved in business(es). In my attempts of figuring out why entrepreneurship is such an integral part of who I am, I realized that there's one aspect of

How I Learn

I don't learn by being told what to do and what not to do before even doing it. Instead I learn from my mistakes. I learn from the reflection that happens afterwards. I learn by talking to others about it. I learn by writing about it, being ridiculously transparent &

Knocking on Doors

I believe that one of the biggest reasons that I've been successful at a relatively young age as an entrepreneur, has been my determination in simply knocking on as many doors as possible, until someone actually opens the door. Gary Vaynerchuck would call this "hustling your face off" and that's

Limbo

I hate feeling like things are in limbo; especially in business. I guess this is a natural consequence of the fact that I'm not the most patient guy you're likely to ever meet. At the moment, it feels like we're working on 4 / 5 of the biggest projects ever at