In February 2023, I had the honour to speak at the inaugural WordCamp Asia. I talked about developing and refining the editorial workflow for C+B, a blog I founded in 2013 for female creative entrepreneurs in Italy. Over the years, the blog saw more than one hundred women writing and has an archive of over… Continue reading The Ultimate Editorial Workflow Guide
I reached the druid level of information overload. I have been in information overwhelm land for a while, and it’s time to do something about it. Topics and contacts review I have been on Twitter for a long time now. While I was at SiteGround, I started using it mostly for work-related stuff. The main… Continue reading Information overwhelm
I have a pile of books next to my bed. Make it next to my beds since I scatted my belongings between four apartments. But this summer is all about the Sudoku Samurai. The five intersecting sudokus are my jam and I am not sure I will finish any of the books I have on… Continue reading Sudoku Samurai Summer
I loved the first season of the Newsroom. It has one of my favorite opening scenes of a tv serie. Very relevant today.
I have been an avid reader my whole life. Books entertain, comfort, motivate, and educate me. When I got a new job in October 2020, I felt I needed to get more organised in my learning, hence in my reading. I enjoy team work, so naturally I thought creating a book club would be the… Continue reading Read to Lead: a book club for women and non-binary folx
Between July and October 2020, I had the pleasure to give a talk about the Future of WordPress at multiple events. Every time, I updated the talk to reflect the changes going on in the current release, and in the plans for the future. I decided to turn this into an article and ideally write… Continue reading The Future of WordPress: 2020 edition
On October 1st 2020, I joined Yoast as the team lead for a group of amazing people. Needless to say, I am over the moon. The new role came with the desire to give myself a more structured education about things that I have been doing informally for years now: managing people and processes. In… Continue reading Reading material for that time I became a team lead and an accidental leader
You have been my first task as a team lead and for that I am grateful. You are a beautiful, usable, accessible, performant theme. Designed, developed and wrangled by a team of caring, knowledgable leads who worked tirelessly with a great bunch of people. I can not wait to use you for this website. You… Continue reading Welcome Twenty Twenty-One
A disclaimer first: this is not to be considered a retrospective on my official role. This is all about feelings and emotions. If you are looking for one, it will be posted in the Core blog at some point 🙂 In the past eight weeks I have been coordinating the release of WordPress 5.3, the… Continue reading A personal reflection on 8 weeks of coordinating the release of WordPress 5.3
I am about to fall asleep for the third time since this morning, after coming back from Miami, where I spoke at the tenth WordCamp Miami (congratulations folks, you rock!). It seems only fitting to write today the second post about traveling for business.