Why did I start Working Part-Time instead of Full-Time and the Benefits of a 4 Days Workweek

Around august 2015 I decided that I wanted to step back from my 9-5 job and work part-time for the same company and it was one of the best decisions of my life.
In this post I want to highlight the story, the tradeoff, the benefits and the downsides of this choice to help everyone that is uncertain about it have a better understanding of what might happen.

But let me rewind for a second. Continue reading Why did I start Working Part-Time instead of Full-Time and the Benefits of a 4 Days Workweek

Learning the hard way and setting goals, my story of failure

Lately last year (2014) I decided I wanted to change part of my life.
I realized that a lot of my time was spent commuting, that my job wasn’t exciting me very much and that I wanted to be able to stay with my family when they needed it.

After this thought I understood that the best way to turn this situation around was to find a different job.
I was already familiar with the idea of working remotely (mostly thanks to the Basecamp book, REMOTE).
It was something that fascinated me and I wanted to start doing that.

I was already organized and focused on tasks, therefore taking the remote step would be effortless.

The remote thing was something very popular in some companies and I already knew some I would’ve liked to be in, some really good companies, like Automattic (the ones behind WordPress). Continue reading Learning the hard way and setting goals, my story of failure