Archive for the Readings Category

Mar 21 2014

Buy One, Get One Free Campaign from Pakt



Just got an email from Pakt informing that they are celebrating their 2000th book release with a ‘Buy One, Get One Free campaign.

Pakt Promo

If you were thinking on buying some books, this could be a good time for it and get 2 for the price of 1.

The offer is available until 26th-Mar-2014.

Note: All this information was delivered to me by email from Pakt Publishing.


Feb 22 2012

PHP and MongoDB Web Development – The book

Just been analyzing the “PHP and MongoDB Web Development ” book, by Packt Publishing.

The books introduces the audience to usage of MongoDB including:

  • Brief introduction to NOSQL movement
  • Installing MongoDB
  • Creating databases on MongoDB and definition of Document and Collections.


Mar 31 2010

Rework, Linchpin and The Dip

My new books order just arrived.

This time the chosen one’s were:

ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever by Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? How to Drive Your Career and Create a Remarkable Future by Seth Godin

The Dip: The Extraordinary Benefits of Knowing When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin

Have you read any of them ? What should be the expectations ?

Mar 6 2010

Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done – Book Review

Just finished the reading of the “Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done” book, the book was a pleasant surprise.

One big aspects of the book , EASY TO READ, i bought this book on a Saturday and got it finished by the next Wednesday, is really an easy to read book with lots of small tips on getting your productivity into the right path.

Image from the Cover of the  Portuguese Edition


Feb 28 2010

Weekend readings: Blogging and Social Media Numbers

Just had a “back to the old times” weekend, a lot of readings around the internet, below are the more interesting readings i had over the last week(end).


How I Made $100K With Twitter” by Amber Naslund
The number could be impressive, but the content is even more, a lesson on how to monetize your business using Twitter. A must read.

10 Ways To Generate Business Leads On Twitter” by Raj Dash
Great tips on maximizing your business Twitter presence.

5 Ways to Get Customer Feedback — For Free” by Doriano “Paisano” Carta
Some tools suggestions on customer feedback collect.

7 Must Read Success Lessons from Donald Trump” by Mr. Self Development
Some motivational success phrases by Donald Trump. Always good to read about.

Just couldn’t resist buying a book, this time the chosen one was:

“Focus: The Power of Targeted Thinking” by Jurgen Wolff [Amazon link]

What were yours ?