Updates From Spain: Episode 2 – Living and Working In Quarantine

By: Paul Hickey, Founder / CEO

Another Message From Spain

The unthinkable and unimaginable has happened all at once. As much as I love working from home and holing myself up in my office to get a ton of work ton each day, being quarantined with my family home from school is a whole other story!

In all seriousness, we’re doing well. My wife is an amazing person, working on a schedule for our family to stay productive, learning, staying active, and enjoying each other in the process. Talking about being in quarantine and actually experiencing not being able to leave your apartment in a city is a whole other thing.

We’re technically not even supposed to leave to go into the hallway or to the roof to get fresh air. We are allowed to go to the grocery store to get food. I can’t run outside like I’m used to every day, so I’ve pivoted to jumping rope and doing burpees, push-ups and crunches in our living room.

Data Driven Design is up and running as a fully remote work team, but dealing with the new challenges of having our kids at home 100% of the time! Perspective, patience and innovation are important during this time. So far, we’re all doing well though.

How are you doing? We want to hear from you! Email me at paul@datadriven.design if you want to join a conversation via Zoom conference. More updates to come!

Thanks for reading, watching and listening, and have a great day!


Paul Hickey, Founder / CEO / Lead Strategist at Data Driven Design, LLC and founder of Nashville Voice Conference, has created and grown businesses via digital strategy and internet marketing for more than 15 years. His sweet spot is using analytics to design and build websites and grow the audience and revenue of businesses via SEO/Blogging, Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook and Instagram Ads, Social Media Content Marketing, Email Marketing and most recently, Voice App Design and Development – Alexa Skills and Google Actions. The part that he’s most passionate about is quantifying next marketing actions based on real data.


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