Tag: #book

Don’t be ashamed of self-promotion


Let’s be honest, we all use our social media channels to promote ourselves, and our projects. Many people feel ashamed to do so. I don’t. I think we shouldn’t… There are a lot of things we can promote: our expertise, our friends, our ideas, our tastes, our knowledge, our projects, our company… Like everything in... Read more

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Have you ever think about your personal brand?


Do you think personal branding is not for you? Why should you care about your own brand? After all, it’s not like you are an actor or the lead singer for a rock band. In fact, it’s never been more important for you to think about yourself as a brand. I think it’s so important... Read more

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Consuming more valuable content


I love books. Actually, it’s not true: I like good, and valuable content. It happens that quite often, a book contains excellent stuff, but I have no attachment to the physical element. I don’t read science fiction, but I’m a big fan of books about being more efficient, marketing stuff, having a better life… The... Read more

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I’m working on a personal branding book for developers


This year I got two book writing offers, but the technology/topic didn’t interest me enough to make the deal with the editor: those opportunities make me think that I would like to write a book. Why not? I like to write. I like to share. I would like to develop more about a topic that... Read more

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Show me your book: Responsive Web Design


If you are following this blog, you probably know that I’m a fan of the Responsive Web Design philosophy. I’m in the process of redesigning this blog, and one of the criteria for the designer and integrator was to have a responsive site. I’m also doing presentations on the topic (I just did one at... Read more

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Show me your book: Read this before our next meeting


Every big company has a culture of meeting: anything needs a meeting. Many books get my attention in the Domino Project of Seth Godin, but I recently read one of them that talk about meetings: Read this before our next meeting. With only 80 pages, this book is a quick read. We have too many... Read more

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Book: HTML & CSS, design and build websites


Two weeks ago, I received a copy of the book HTML & CSS, design and build websites. I didn’t have the time to read it yet, but at the first look it seems to be the most beautiful book I saw on this topic: really nice design and graphics. Hey, why technical book needs to be... Read more

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There is something wrong with HTML5

Creative Commons: http://www.flickr.com/photos/24374884@N08/6346609079/

Usually, when I’m doing a blog post, I’m searching on Flickr for a picture or image with a Creative Commons license. So last week, I was looking for one to put into my blog post around HTML5 resources and I saw this one: a sexy (sexy?) picture of Bruce Lawson, one of the two authors of a... Read more

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Show me your book: Strengths Finder 2.0_

One thing that is awesome with my job is that our team is all about learning and getting better. I’m the kind of guy who think there is things I need to learn by myself, on my own time, but other things that my employer need to pay for it in a form or in... Read more

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Things I want to achieve in 2012_

I don’t like to call them resolutions, as this word has a negative meaning because so many people took some, and never do it during the new year. Let’s call this a list of things I want to accomplish, in no particular order, in 2012: I want to blog more Like I said a couple... Read more

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How to Be a Rock Star Developer: a book on Personal BrandingLearn more