CrossFit: Getting your ass kicked and showing up tomorrow to do it all over again

CrossFit & Motivation

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It’s been a while now, but I used to play beer-league ice hockey on a pretty regular basis. That slowed down a bunch once I moved to Las Vegas. Then when I hurt my knee in 2007 training for the half-marathon, I went ahead and got rid of all my equipment that had been gathering […]

Mea culpa. Now what?

I'm Sorry

Today, I made a mistake. OK, that’s not news. I make several mistakes every day. But today’s mistake cost my company a client. More about that in a minute, first I want to tell you a quick story. A few years back I had a call lined up with a potential client. About 15 minutes […]

How CrossFit has lead to a happier, healthier me.

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A few weeks back, my buddy Sean sent me the following email: Clearly CrossFit is working for you. Can you tell me about some of your experiences? Honestly a lot of this reminds me of how I used to work out in high school / college. Granted that was… forever ago… but watching you has me […]

Y U No Tell me: Make time for you

Make time for you

This is the 14th and final post in a series called Y U No Tell me; Lessons learned from building a WordPress development business. For a list of all posts in the series, please start here. I work a lot. I always have. I also have an obsessive personality, so if there’s something I like […]

Y U No Tell me: You can’t do it all yourself

You can't do it all yourself

This is the 13th post in a series called Y U No Tell me; Lessons learned from building a WordPress development business. For a list of all posts in the series, please start here. This post could also have been titled “The Control Freak Syndrome.” When we were getting started with 9seeds, we were trying […]

Y U No Tell me: It’s not about the platform

It's not about the platform

This is the 12th post in a series called Y U No Tell me; Lessons learned from building a WordPress development business. For a list of all posts in the series, please start here. WordPress is not the Golden Hammer. There. I said it. Even though we specialize in WordPress development, we always keep that […]

Y U No Tell Me: Company Names

Company Name

This is the 11th post in a series called Y U No Tell me; Lessons learned from building a WordPress development business. For a list of all posts in the series, please start here. When you’re first starting a company, something that you need to spend some time on is coming up with a company […]

Y U No Tell me: Bigger Projects != Better Projects

Bigger Project != Better Project

This is the 10th post in a series called Y U No Tell me; Lessons learned from building a WordPress development business. For a list of all posts in the series, please start here. At 9seeds we have a team of about 10 people. At any given time, each of us will have 1-5 projects […]

Y U No Tell me: Distractions

Distractions

This is the ninth post in a series called Y U No Tell me; Lessons learned from building a WordPress development business. For a list of all posts in the series, please start here. Let’s do a couple quick math problems together. 5 + 1 = 6. I think we both agree on that. How […]