Like Pippin Williamson last week, Adii Pienarr stepped up the mic this week to answer your questions. Pienarr is the co-founder of WooThemes, which was recently acquired by Automattic, and is now working on Receiptful. Pienarr talked about everything from what it’s like to have your company acquired, to how to build your own business multiple times. Here are five takeaways. Failure Comes With Building A Business. No one successful has gotten there without failing along the way, and Pienaar is no exception. Many people asked how to come back from a failure. The first thing Pienaar explained is that failing is all situational. There are things that you would consider a success and others would disagree and vice versa. Pienaar offers his first company after WooThemes, Public Beta, up as an example, saying he was personally burnt-out when it was pre-revenue. He considers this a failure because he wasn’t able to make it a viable business option. The bottom line is, any company can encounter bumps along the way, but the biggest failure is not taking advantage of an opportunity to be successful. Pienaar Misses A Lot About WooThemes, But Not Everything. Pienaar left WooThemes in 2013 and created
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