‘lessons’ Videos

  • Introduction to Open-source

    Introduction to Open-source

    Speaker: Hari Shanker

    August 10, 2020 — In this video for learn.wordpress.org, lesson viewers will learn the meaning of the term Open Source when referring to software, what the GPL software license provides, why WordPress is an open-source project and how this is important for both the users of WordPress and the contributors to WordPress. We also do an overview of the different features of WordPress.

  • Scott Mann: When Giving It Away is a Mistake 15 Years of Lessons Learned About Being Too Nice

    Scott Mann: When Giving It Away is a Mistake 15 Years of Lessons Learned About Being Too Nice

    WordCamp Orlando 2015Speaker: Scott Mann

    January 20, 2016 — Scott comes from a long line of business owners that drove their businesses into the ground by being too nice. He spent 5 years not charging enough and 10 years doing favors that were never returned. He’s here to share some of his hard-knocks tips and tactics on staying nice but earning what you deserve and leveling up your business.

  • Ian Wilson: If I Knew Then What I Know Now – Lessons In Business

    Ian Wilson: If I Knew Then What I Know Now – Lessons In Business

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speaker: Ian Wilson

    August 18, 2015 — Explore exciting topics like: why it feels like you keep building the same project over and over again, balancing work, life, and business, how to motivate designers without buying them another shiny new Apple product, and so much more in this oftimes-sarcastic and always-painfully-true talk about all of the ways I almost went insane while trying to run my business. Why learn from your own mistakes when you can learn from (and hopefully avoid!) mine?

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