I’ve got some sad, but happy news to share: I’m saying goodbye to Xero for a new adventure.
A few months back, I was approached by some friends about an exciting new service they were building and they mentioned that if I wanted to be a part of it, I could be. I politely declined as I was happy where I am, but it stuck in my mind for some time afterward.
I spent weeks regretting it. I thought about what I could be missing out on by not seriously considering joining the team almost daily. After reading about Jeff Bezos' Regret Minimization Framework one morning, I came to the conclusion that I would always kick myself about missing out on an opportunity to take a risk with the team later in life, so I sent an email to Owen Evans and told him I wanted to join.