Need a Good Read for the Long Weekend?

August 31, 2012 Pivotal Labs

Whether you’re planning on spending a quiet weekend in the city, or you’re heading out of town to go off the grid, you won’t be the only person trying to soak up these next three days that make up the last of the Summer long weekends here in Canada. And what better way to relax than with a great book?!

Here are some titles from our in-house library that are sure to bring you hours of reading pleasure over the Labour Day long weekend.

1) Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web by Lukas Mathis
Take a deep dive with author Lukas Mathis into research, design, and implementation. This book explains how these are the essential stages in designing usable interfaces for applications and websites. Mathis inspires you to look at design in a whole new way, explaining exactly what to look for, and what to avoid, in creating products that people will be excited about. If you’re obsessed with design, or have never given it a second thought, this book is sure to entertain you.

2) Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
We cannot get enough of this book! In fact, we love it so much we have ordered over 15 copies of it for our library. Nobel Prize winner and author Daniel Kahneman explains the two systems of how we think and how we make decisions. Can you always trust your intuition? When should logical and reason guide your choices? Find out in the compelling page turner. You won’t be able to put it down.

3) The Wealthy Barber Returns by David Chilton
We could all use a few more pointers on how to manage our money. And since its a topic that we often stress about, why not spend your time relaxing this weekend while author David Chilton empowers you to do better, and more with your money. This guy knows his stuff!
Also check out the first book in this series: “The Wealthy Barber

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