Wellington — “Rowena!” I shout in the general direction of her desk. “Why is there a box of donuts on my desk?” Only 3 months into working for Xero, and I’ve asked a variation of this question several times already. It’s not always donuts; today, it happens to be a ‘cronut’, which in name is close enough. (I imagine if someone took the time to create some kind of evolutionary tree showing the common ancest...
Amsterdam — I’ve been part of the Hub’s 60 day challenge - a program for startups. And it was here, on the last few days, that I realized that I had been stuck in fear - fear of validating my assumptions, since s...
Amsterdam — After posting this dramatic sketch last week I decided to take a breather before I extended the moment. What happened was dramatic in my eyes, it started with my marketing intern telling me she had f...
Amsterdam — I was pretty jealous by some pictures here at Hi.. people working in the sun and yummy food… My day has been a combination of relaxing and annoying moments. 10am: Packing my things and passport, w...
You grow through projects.
Hours after I found out someone took my business idea- I sat behind a tree in the park and cried.
Well, it's not that bad. Not that bad at all...
"Why not use my wall as a whiteboard?" I thought - and I did.
Trying to find an equilibrium - and wondering what happens when you slip and fall.
Once, my mind was in the South.
A coffee to settle down the excitement of visiting our first client
Coffee, tea, coffee... Starting to work again!
Almost at the end of the Hub's 60 day challenge, finally realized where I got stuck in my business-model
Waiting for a client and discovering new places.
The start-up roller coaster... Not exactly for the faint of heart.
Networking with dogs - continuation of the startup adventure.
The city sleeps alone tonight
On my sixth desk in four years.
Start up boost moment!
Starting a new business can be chaotic. I use different tools to remind myself of my to-do's
I swear this company runs on sugar