I would like to keep track of what I read. Here you can see what I read. The datetime on each book says when I finished it.
The challenge is simple: A book per month.
Turn the Ship Around!
September 12, 2021
L. David Marquet
The book is about his leadership theories to how he implemented a fresh leadership model.
Including the limitations of a hierarchical top-down model, why/how he failed to empower his team earlier in his career, and how the circumstances for Santa Fe were ideal for him to experiment with the new leader-leader approach.read more
The Catcher in the Rye
August 08, 2021
J. D. Salinger
It was originally intended for adults but is often read by adolescents for its themes of angst, alienation, and as a critique on superficiality in society.
The novel is a deeper reflection of Salinger’s own youth, his complicated relationship with growing up and the generational trauma affected by World War II.read more
Lord of the Flies
July 10, 2021
Labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, even a vision of the apocalypse. It has established itself as a true classic.
The book focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island, and their disastrous attempt to govern themselves.read more
Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager
June 27, 2021
A great compilation of all topics that are important for management: 1:1s, performance reviews, hiring and laying off, workplace politics, remote work, and others.
The book is divided into 3 parts: the first part covers things a new manager should know, the second and third parts go into topics that all managers should master.read more
May 28, 2021
Software development is about people: when, how and where they can best work together. Not about programming languages or tools. Not about fast computers, networks or internet access.
Soft skills are truly important in IT, more than people tend to think.read more
The Art of Leadership
April 19, 2021
97 Things Every Engineering Manager should know
April 05, 2021
Zombie Scrum Survival Guide
March 01, 2021
Christiaan Verwijs, Johannes Schartau, Barry Overeem
Agile Product Management
February 22, 2021
Stock market investing
January 31, 2021
One up on wall street
January 22, 2021
Who moved my cheese?
January 16, 2021
This book presents a tale inside the main story that consists of 4 characters: two mice, Sniff and Scurry, and two little persons, Hem and Haw.
The tale is a beautiful metaphor of the different attitudes that people adopt as part of their identity in life when they have to confront any change.read more
Rich dad poor dad
January 15, 2021
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Principles of package design
November 12, 2020
November 02, 2020
Object design style guide
October 10, 2020
Objects are the central concept of languages like Java, Python, C#. Applying best practices for object design means that your code will be easy to read, write, and maintain.
This book captures dozens of techniques for creating pro-quality OO code that can stand the test of time.read more
Advanced Web Application Architecture
August 16, 2020
This book helps you get your web applications back in shape. It contains many techniques for decoupling from infrastructure (like the framework or the database).
“The best guide that brings your coding and architecture skills a level up. All the modern PHP features combined with the elegance of a well-designed modular design.”read more