Information overwhelm

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

The Newsroom

I loved the first season of the Newsroom. It has one of my favorite opening scenes of a tv serie. Very relevant today.

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Read to Lead: a book club for women and non-binary folx

Me and my son reading on a train, many, many years ago.

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

Reading material for that time I became a team lead and an accidental leader

Photo by Joyce McCown on Unsplash

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

Welcome Twenty Twenty-One

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 personal reflection on 8 weeks of coordinating the release of WordPress 5.3

Francesca Marano speaks on The Rebirth of the Italian Community, at WordCamp London 2016 #WCLDN

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