How do you deal with failure? How do you cope with change, trial and risk? Our CEO James Farmer talks about his failures and why they ultimately helped him become better at business – lessons learnt from 10 years of working as a WordPress entrepreneur.

In this post, the third of a five-part series about getting started running an online business, our CEO James Farmer takes a practical look at hiring for WordPress, the methods he developed to build WPMU DEV to the 60-odd staff we have today, and why the right person for the job is often right in front of you.