Came back from a travel last month and just packed my stuff to travel again this month. Let’s see if it affected my performance. Books Read three books this month. My first book of H.P. Lovecraft, called At the mountains of madness was one of them. It was an interesting experience to read it. I also read about minimalism just to realize that I’m a minimalism since forever. If you like minimalism I also recommend to listen to their podcast and read their website.
This month was very unusual because I was traveling through Portugal and Spain for work and tourism, so it will probably affect my stats a lot. With that said, let’s see how it is. 😄 Books I read some pages from Elixir in Action, but unfortunately did not finish any book this month. I usually don’t read that much when traveling, so it’s sad but expected. 😞 Articles As usual, I’m using that same export file from Pocket and the same script to calculate the amount of articles I read:
It’s already the end of October and I could not manage to post my stats from September but I have a good reason for that (which you will read about in the next month 😉). Books What Doesn’t Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength is a book that describes what the human body can do if trained for it.
TL;DR: I’m working on something I really believe is good at Doist and I feel great. As I mentioned on this post (in pt-BR) I left the company I was working for the last year to join a new company. The new company is Doist and I’m working for them since July. Some time ago a friend asked me why I joined Doist and I realized it’s kind of a love story so I decided to write the post.
September is here, time to review my stats for August, 2017. Books This is my personal record of books read in one single month. 7 freaking books. 😱 Let’s start with two small books I read. Cesar Millan’s Guide to Audiobooks for Dogs and Cesar Millan’s Guide to Bringing Home a Shelter Dog. These two books were free on Audible for Dogs, so I decided to give them a try.
Okay, here we go for the first full month working in my new job. :) Books This month I read Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, which was recommended by the other Doisters. It’s a great book by the guy who built the company Patagonia, a bootstrapped company, from scratch. Their way of thinking looks a lot like the way we think at Doist.
I was playing with Archlinux in the last 3 or 4 years and last year I decided to reboot my configuration files and start using Xfce. Talking to Fabio Akita about my Archlinux tunning, I heard that I should be posting about that. That’s true, so I decided to start writing it. I wrote in March and it was in draft form since then, so it’s time to release it.
I’m ready to review my stats for June and share them with you! Are you? Hope so! :D Books Last month I read Deep Work again because I was preparing to work for a new company. The new company is Doist, but this is a topic for a another post. It proved to be a great asset, as they also recommend reading it. From their reading list I also took The score takes care of itself and Start with Why.
Yes, it was a journey. I decided to chance my blog engine again. But this time I decided to post about the whole transition, since I started my blog, back in 2008. I needed a blog at the time but could not spend time creating something, I just wanted to “buy a blog” and write. Dreamhost was an awesome service for that. In one hour I bought a domain, installed a Wordpress via one click install and set up my own email via Google apps (at the time it was free).
Here we go again for my stats for the last month. :) Books I will start a in a new company this month, so I decided to re-read Deep Work (I really recommend this one). This book is just great for everyone who wants to focus and do the hard work. It has everything to do with my new work schedule. The book about Elon Musk was a good reading as well, this guy has some great ideas.