Five Blogs – 14 September 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Why I’m done with Scrum
Written by: Jimmy Bogard

Changing Mental Models of Complexity
Written by: Simon Robinson

Liar, Liar, Bottom-Signer! Signing a Form at the Top Leads to More Honest Answers
Written by: Valerie Ross

Give it a Rest. Downtime and Productivity
Written by: Clemens Rettich

You always have a choice—the power of reframing
Written by: John Hester

Quote of the day:
“If you are in an organisation that says mistakes are a bad thing, you are suppressing learning.” -Russell Ackoff

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Five Blogs – 13 September 2012

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Story from a company that built “the best software testing tool”
Written by: Pradeep Soundararajan

Regression test strategy: Do you own a Menhir
Written by: Derk-Jan de Grood

The Ultimate Pair Test: Teaching My Son to Drive
Written by: Michael Larsen

What should I do right now?
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Where Do You Want to Spend Your Time?
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Quote of the day:
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

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Five Blogs – 12 September 2012

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The Critical Role Of Team Leader
Written by: Mark Miller

Testing Captcha!
Written by: Dan Ashby

The Oracle Problem and the Teaching of Software Testing
Written by: Cem Kaner

Who Decides What Done Means for a Program?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Strategies To Help You Get To Work On Time
Written by: John Richardson

Quote of the day:
“Treat people as part of the solution, not part of the problem.” -John Seddon

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Five Blogs – 11 September 2012

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The Test in Test Match
Written by: James Thomas

New Models of Leadership?
Written by: John Wenger

Getting Back to Work ~ What Motivates Us
Written by: Gwyn Teatro

The Customer Wants To Speak With You. Why Cover Your Ears?
Written by: Michael Bolton

Why context is so important
Written by: Joel Gascoigne

EXTRA:

Quote of the day:
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” -Og Mandino

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Five Blogs – 10 September 2012

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Delete [ScrumMasters]
Written by: Tobias Mayer

Intent Driven Testing
Written by: Oliver Erlewein

How to Balance Work & Home Without Losing Your Mind
Written by: Andy Andrews
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3 Options to Unleash Employee Motivation
Written by: Shawn Murphy

Monkey business
Written by: Geir Gulbrandsen

Quote of the day:
“He who conquers others is strong: he who conquers himself is mighty.” -Lao Tzu

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Five Blogs – 7 September 2012

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We Are All On A Journey
Written by: Rob Lambert

Is Your Bucket Overflowing With Todos, Email, & Meetings?
Written by: Craig Jarrow

It might be time to move on if …
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Leaving bugs is better for contractor business?
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Lego & Coding
Written by: Kristoffer Nordström

Quote of the day:
“When downsizing is the only choice, it’s a sign of how badly management has failed.” -Jack Stack

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Five Blogs – 6 September 2012

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Making QWAN actionable for Testers
Written by: Brent M. Jensen

Ut tensio, sic vis
Written by: Aleksis Tulonen

10 Signs that you’re not cut to be a tester
Written by: Mike Meurs

Leadership: First Seeing The Good
Written by: Lolly Daskal

The Two Out of Three Rule
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Only the educated are free.” -Epictetus

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Five Blogs – 5 September 2012

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The Independent Tester
Written by: Fiona Charles

Kayaking – A Metaphor For Testing?
Written by: Duncan Nisbet

Work Smart: How to Write a To-Do List
Written by: Gina Trapani

Overcoming the Danger of Taking Ownership
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Habit Change for Newbies
Written by: Steve Kamb

Quote of the day:
“True leadership must be for the benefit of the ‘followers’, not the enrichment of the leaders.” -Robert Townsend

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Five Blogs – 4 September 2012

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Are You a High Achiever?
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Manage The Challenges of Working In a Matrix
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

What I know about successful software releases.
Written by: Frederic Jacobs

5 Ideas to Re-charge Your Battery
Written by: Mark Miller

3 tips for better listening—and the one attitude that makes all the difference
Written by: David Witt

EXTRA:

20 Days of Web Testing – An Introduction
Written by: Rob Lambert

Quote of the day:
“Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.” -Plutarch

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Five Blogs – 3 September 2012

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Viewpoint: Why do we procrastinate so much?
Written by: BBC News

TESTHEAD REDUX: Anyone Can Do It, Right?
Written by: Michael Larsen

The Imperfect Balance Between Work and Life
Written by: Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Cooperation beats competition
Written by: John Wenger

Testers as Peers
Written by: Paul Gerrard

Quote of the day:
“One man with courage is a majority.” -Thomas Jefferson

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