Five Blogs – 6 May 2022

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Where I Have Changed
Written by: Jesper Ottosen

Put on Your Big-Boy Pants and Deal with It
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Experts Analyze Conti and Hive Ransomware Gangs’ Chats With Their Victims
Written by: Ravie Lakshmanan

Angry Coaching
Written by: Steve Keating

The Artefact of Exploratory Testing
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“There is always something you can do. But we have to keep moving and we have to stand up.” -Jane Doe

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Five Blogs – 8 April 2022

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Understanding Cybersecurity Through the Lens of Blockchain Applications
Written by: Timothy Joseph

A coaching framework for testers
Written by: Mike Harris

The power of Rubber Ducking – Pair blog # 6
Written by: Lena (Pejgan) Wiberg

The power of rubberducking
Written by: Benjamin Bischoff

Frustrating Leaders
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.” -Ann Voskamp

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Five Blogs – 29 March 2022

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Work-Life Balance is a Myth, Aim for This Instead
Written by: Ashley Janssen

Quality Coach Career Paths
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

We Need To Stop Doubling Down On Bad Ideas
Written by: Greg Satell

Of Cybercriminals and IP Addresses
Written by: The Hacker News

“I’ve tested everything, there are no bugs”
Written by: Gareth Waterhouse

Quote of the day:
“Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion” -Edward Abbey

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Five Blogs – 17 February 2022

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How to explain Quality Coach (to your CTO)
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Writing better command chains in Cypress
Written by: Filip Hric

Frank Sonnenberg
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Open Source a Persistent Risk, Log4j Vulnerabilities Will Linger
Written by: Nathan Eddy

Quote of the day:
“You always think you want to be noticed. Until you are.” -Sarah Dessen

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Five Blogs – 10 February 2022

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Here Are 3 Ways Testers Can Get Unstuck When They’re Working With Web Apps
Written by: Vernon Richards

We’re In A Trust Crisis. Here’s What We Can Do About It.
Written by: Greg Satell

Do You Know Folks Who Are Needy?
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

The future of cyber security: Ransomware groups aim for maximum disruption
Written by: Marcus Fowler

Family Ghosts in the Executive Suite
Written by: Deborah Ancona and Dennis N.T. Perkins

Quote of the day:
“What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.” -Ellen Glasgow

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Five Blogs – 1 February 2022

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Moving to a Quality Coach Role
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

In Search of Contemporary Exploratory Tester
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

6 Powerful Gratitude Practices To Improve Your Life
Written by: Chantal Bechervaise

TBM 3/52: That’s Not What They Are Hearing
Written by: John Cutler

Microsoft mitigates largest DDoS attack ‘ever reported in history’
Written by: Sergiu Gatlan

EXTRA:

What Is The Drama Triangle, And How Is It Hurting Your Testing Work And Quality Advocacy?
Written by: Vernon Richards

Quote of the day:
“Stop worrying about growing old. And think about growing up.” -Philip Roth

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Five Blogs – 29 January 2022

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Career Options For Testers Unsure What They Can Do Next In Their Careers
Written by: Vernon Richards

How Testers Can Use Three Coaching Questions To Tell Better Testing Stories That Leave Their Stakeholders Well Informed About Their Work.
Written by: Vernon Richards

Diary Of A Professional Nerd – The Time I Became Will Smith’s Virtual Stunt Double And Made It To A Top Ten List
Written by: Vernon Richards

How I Used My Testing Mindset To Defeat The Infamous Wordle 219 Puzzle Without Cheating or Breaking My Streak!
Written by: Vernon Richards

What Is Egan’s 3-Stage Model And How Can It Help You Lead Without Making Your Team Dependant On You
Written by: Vernon Richards

EXTRA:

7 Ways To Spot The Difference Between Scripted Testing Is Different To Exploratory Testing So Do The Most Effective Work
Written by: Vernon Richards

Quote of the day:
“Sometimes we do everything right, and we still lose.” -Ashley Seaver

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Five Blogs – 17 January 2022

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Testing and Prevention – The Illusion
Written by: Paul Seaman

The Most Important Part of Communication
Written by: Steve Keating

How to Become Your Own Career Coach
Written by: Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis

The unFIX Model
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

How to Effectively Lead High-Performing Engineering Teams
Written by: Harrison Calato

EXTRA:

My Coaching Origin Story
Written by: Vernon Richards

Quote of the day:
“Anger is a loaded weapon, be careful where you point it.” -Frank Sonnenberg

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Five Blogs – 10 January 2022

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Do Your People Have Reasons or Just Make Excuses?
Written by: Steve Keating

Leadership Tip 17: Consciously Choose How You Optimize the Salary Money
Written by: Johanna Rothman

New Mac Malware Samples Underscore Growing Threat
Written by: Jai Vijayan

Learning to balance a Maker’s and Manager’s Schedule
Written by: Chris Kenst

How coaching skills can help improve quality
Written by: Vernon Richards

Quote of the day:
“If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.” -William James

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Five Blogs – 3 January 2022

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Time for a new year post?
Written by: Ajay Balamurugadas

Maybe 2022 should be the year we turn over decision-making to the AI
Written by: Steven Zeitchik

Classic Example of Exploratory Testing
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TBM 53/52: The Messifesto
Written by: John Cutler

What is a Quality Coach?
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

Quote of the day:
“I want to do more than survive. I need to start over.” -Madison Clark

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