Though I game occasionally, I’m not a huge gamer so I started to look at the other small, but active communities on there and found the Programming group. I’ve always been someone that likes to listen to tech talks while also working/programming (I know, nerd alert) so I decided to give it a chance and oh boy, was it rough.
Working at a startup for the past year has taught me that it is up to you to find out what kind of company culture you want to work within. Then, it is your job to take the initiative in accessing and creating that kind of space.
Right now, I'm probably in Puerto Rico remotely working and surfing. I value balance -- when I am productive in my work, I have more fun surfing. And, when I have a good surf session, I can more easily focus on my work.