Five Blogs – 17 October 2014

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

Don’t Just Survive Thrive!
Written by: Mark Miller

You don’t know what you don’t know: How our unconscious minds undermine the workplace
Written by: Brian Welle and Laszlo Bock

“Coming Soon” Will Never Come
Written by: Robert D. Smith

Changing Others?
Written by: Bob Marshall

Confirmatory and Experimental Metrics
Written by: Steve Rowe

Quote of the day:
“It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy” -Steve Jobs

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Five Blogs – 16 October 2014

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How to Become the Most Valuable Player on Your Team
Written by: Michael Hyatt

Handling Requests for Unnecessary Artifacts
Written by: Mike Cohn

Agile Risk Management: Dealing With Complexity
Written by: Thomas Cagley

8 Lessons I learned from building a Test team
Written by: Rob Lambert

3 Critical Attributes of Leadership Presence
Written by: Karen Hough

Quote of the day:
“Your brain is the most important thing you bring to your job” -John Bach

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Five Blogs – 15 October 2014

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7 Habits That Supercharge Your Productivity in Just 5 Minutes
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Risk vs Uncertainty in Software Testing
Written by: John Stevenson

Take It As It Comes
Written by: Christy Johnson

Office Politics: How To Win The Intelligent Way!
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Living Our Core Values: Flexibility
Written by: Kylah Frazier

Quote of the day:
“‘Risk’ does not exist ‘out there’, independent of our minds and culture, waiting to be measured” -Paul Slovic

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Five Blogs – 14 October 2014

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Seeking for conflicting evidence: agile & testers
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

The Ten Worst Testing Tips I Ever Gave
Written by: Jan Jaap Cannegieter and Steven van Voorst

Pairing On a Mission
Written by: Lisa Crispin

Don’t write a single test! Until you know how to do it
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

8 Work-from-Home Myths Debunked
Written by: Nicole Fallon

Quote of the day:
“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable” -Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Five Blogs – 13 October 2014

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The Brodzinski’s estimation scale for a task
Written by: Maurizio Turatti

Could You Be Off Course Without Knowing It?
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Innovation Tools: Abstraction
Written by: Simon Knight

6 ‘Smart’ Reasons to Meet New People Any Opportunity You Can
Written by: Cynthia Bazin

Three examples of context-driven testing using visual test coverage modelling
Written by: Katrina Clokie

Quote of the day:
“All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief” -Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Five Blogs – 10 October 2014

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Overcoming Resistance
Written by: Simon Knight

What is Scrum? (slides from my talk at KTH)
Written by: Henrik Kniberg

A Workshop on Testing for Programmers
Written by: Helena Jeret-Mäe

Five Reasons You are Losing Business
Written by: Rachel Lavern

Dallas Ebola Patient Sent Home Because of Defect in Software Used by Many Hospitals
Written by: Randy Rice

Quote of the day:
“We are a wave that flows to fit whatever form it finds” -Hermann Hesse

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Five Blogs – 9 October 2014

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What does the audit profession have to say about testing standards?
Written by: James Christie

ISO29119 – And its possible future
Written by: Björn Petersson

The Procrustean Bed of ISO29119
Written by: Ash Winter

81% of Adults Would Work Better Without a Manager: Are You One of Them?
Written by: Chuck Blakeman

Revealing The New Realities Of Employee Engagement
Written by: Tanveer Naseer

Quote of the day:
“Great leaders know that the total knowledge of those around them is vastly greater than everything they know” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 8 October 2014

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Tech and telecoms groups fight to dominate ‘internet of things’
Written by: Daniel Thomas

The Universal Scrum Master Failure
Written by: Bob Marshall

Why You Should Play on Your Strengths–Not Focus on Your Weaknesses
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Stretch Goals Should Inspire Not Keep You Stuck
Written by: Alli Polin

8 Questions to Ask before You Automate
Written by: Carl Erickson

Quote of the day:
“The world is won by those who let it go” -Lao Tzu

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Five Blogs – 7 October 2014

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Visualize Your Problems to Manage Good Solutions
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

How To Improve Your Attention Span
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Fighting Ebola Means Managing Fear
Written by: William A. Fischer II and Bill Fischer

Hiring should be the last thing to do when overwhelmed with work
Written by: Sami Honkonen

Light at the End of the Regression Testing Tunnel
Written by: Neil Studd

Quote of the day:
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” -Margaret Fuller

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Five Blogs – 6 October 2014

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WebDriver Beyond Checks
Written by: Richard Bradshaw

On Estimation
Written by: Paul Gerrard

Get Over It – 10 Hard Truths We Still Can’t Accept
Written by: Alexandra Levit

Why do you want to lead people?
Written by: Lindsay Holmwood

Innovation Tools: Imagery
Written by: Simon Knight

Quote of the day:
“The best time to design a test is after you’ve done it” -Ben Simo

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