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Ramit Sethi: I'll teach you how to be rich

In his first book, Ramit Sethi shares his own vision about personal finance. It’s not just yet another book on how to spend less and save more money as he doesn’t believe in a frugal life. Besides,...

A few words about team buildings

Team buildings - what are they for? Why do they exist? Who should pay for them? When should they happen? What about afterworks? People can be very opinionated on this topic, and it’s quite a comp...

How do you declare a function in C++?

Beginning of this year I came back to a C++ developer position and we are making or final steps towards complete a migration to (among others) C++11 and I decided to level up my knowledge. It’s alm...

Nassim N. Taleb: The Black Swan

I came across Nassim Taleb’s name and The Black Swan several times reading the books and articles of some modern Stoics and some motivational writers. When I mentioned to one of my best friends tha...

Live with your results

Have you ever felt discouraged after a difficult problem you solved? Have you ever felt that your profession is maybe not for you? And then, the next time when you fixed a nasty bug maybe you felt ...

How I set up my Git

This is post is not yet another one about Git aliases. Some like them, some don’t. I use only a few. For the commands, I use the most and the ones I wouldn’t forget anyway. In other words, I’m lazy...

Ryan Holiday: Ego is The Enemy

This is one of my latest reads. I think its title is quite unambiguous. Ego is The Enemy is about your life. It’s about how you approach the everydays and how most of us fuck it up. We are not humb...

Are you a fraud?

The modern Stoic writer Nassim Taleb has a famous epigram: “If you see fraud and do not say fraud, you are a fraud.” What is a fraud you might ask? In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secur...

How not to quit

You don’t like your job. You get up in the morning, you look into the mirror and you see boredom. No motivation. No excitement. You don’t know why you go to the office again. In fact, you know it w...

Cal Newport: Deep Work

Given that I really enjoyed Cal Newport’s ideas in So Good They Can’t Ignore You and also the way he writes, I decided to read his other best-seller book, Deep Work, right after. The idea of deep w...