5 awesome Instagram accounts to follow

If you follow me on the web, you know I’m a huge fan of Instagram. I was a bit disappointed when they started stealing every possible feature from Snapchat, but I’ve kept using it on a daily basis, just like millions of other people. Uploading my own photos, liking/commenting other Instagram users, and messing around …

Out of Office 2017 is today, have you signed up?

We’re doing it again. After last year’s successful edition, we decided to put together another Out of Office event. Click the image ? to know more and sign up What is Out of Office, exactly? It’s a conference about all the things related to remote work. This year we’re having speakers from GitHub, Forbes, Zapier and …

How we do things at Human Made: The Human Made Handbook

Saying your goal is to prioritise people is easy. Doing it, a whole different beast. People-first companies grow in number and like talking about themselves on the interwebs, but most workplaces around the world are still just workplaces—you put in your hours, get stuff done, and that’s it. As a result, resources on how to …

My first tattoo: the design, getting inked, and other thoughts.

It finally happened. After several years of toying with the idea, I got my first tattoo. The design Six years ago I asked Freakettona—a talented designer and friend of mine—to create a business card for me. Not that I couldn’t just put together a basic one myself with Microsoft Word or whatever, I was just …

Why “follow your passion” is the worst career advice

I’d like to start this blog post with a quote that you’ve probably read somewhere on the Internet: Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. Often attributed to Confucius (which doesn’t really convince me—was “career choice” a thing in Confucius’s China?), this statement spread throughout a fairly wide range …

The product mindset at WordCamp Torino 2017

I’m super excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at the next WordCamp Torino! I’m speaking (in Italian) about my mindset as a product person. In a nutshell, I’ll share with attendees how I apply my identity as a product person to everything I do. Saturday 8 April 2017, in the beautiful Toolbox Coworking, starting at …

Remote Work & Digital Nomadism: My interview on Merita Podcast

I’ve recently had the pleasure to be interviewed on one of my favourite podcasts, Merita. Giorgio Minguzzi, the host, is a true professional when it comes to using the Internet to grow a business, so I think you’ll enjoy the conversation—as long as you understand Italian. We chatted about remote work and digital nomadism, particularly …

Another type of digital nomad: the independent musician

There’s no shortage of content about the digital nomad movement out there. But the vast majority of blog posts focuses entirely on people who can afford to travel light, according to the one-size-fits-all claim that “you only need a laptop and an Internet connection to get stuff done.” I’ve been following Janek Gwizdala for years. …

New Year, New Goals: My 2017 Resolutions

I’ve skipped out on new year’s resolutions for many years. I’ve never even been a fan of New Year’s Eve as a celebration, and as a result, to me, the beginning of the new year has never felt like the right occasion to reflect on the past or find points to improve. A couple of …