Yesterday was the first official day of Canny's first team offsite! Here's the first picture of us all together. We headed over to Belém in Lisbon after work and did some exploring. We had some cheap beers, a great Portuguese dinner, and finished off with amazing pastel de nata from the famous Pastéis de Belém.
Andrew and I worked together pretty much alone for a year and a half after launch. It's such a different dynamic now that we have two more people in the mix. Two people that are both very smart and very different.
Most things are better. We have more bandwidth. More time to do the things we've always wanted to do. With Andre, we can take care of our customers better. With Dan, we can build more, awesome stuff.
Other things are more challenging. We now have other humans to think about. We're constantly thinking about if they're happy here and what we could do better. These are new problems that we don't have expereince in which makes it scarier than most. Alas, the life of entrepreneurs! We love it.
As a remote team, it's rare that we get to see each other in the flesh. I'm looking forward to doing more of these as our team grows.