Tag: #book

Don’t be ashamed of self-promotion

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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