Five Blogs – 27 October 2020

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Our Stories Aren’t Getting Done
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Fix by symptoms, fix by causes
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

It’s time to start orchestrating our testing efforts
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

QAs Weigh In On Burnout Among Software Testing Professionals
Written by: Markus Flueckiger

The Agile coach as a counselor – What we can learn from Star Trek
Written by: Derk Jan De Grood

Quote of the day:
“There is a certain strength in being alone” -Heather Duffy Stone

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Five Blogs – 21 October 2020

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How To Make Sure You Are Living Up to Your Potential
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Agile Coaching Code of Ethics – Systemic Impacts
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Is contracting dead or is there another way
Written by: Matt Craven

Defect Tracking: 5 Common Reasons for Bug Rejection
Written by: Sri Priya P Kulkarni

Five habits to adopt in order to be a better software tester
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Quote of the day:
“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” -H.G. Wells

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Five Blogs – 16 October 2020

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Agile Coaching Code of Ethics – Tactical Impacts
Written by: Thomas Cagley

How To Create An Unstoppable One-Two Leadership Punch
Written by: Scott Cochrane

The First Step Toward a Compelling Reason for Leading
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Are there any limitations to test automation?
Written by: Kevin Tuck

If At First You Don’t Succeed
Written by: Michael Hyatt

Quote of the day:
“Don’t overestimate everyone else and underestimate yourself.” -Tanya Burr

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Five Blogs – 15 October 2020

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Why Self-Talk Is The Most Important Hack In The World
Written by: LaRae Quy

20 Magic Words for Coaching Conversations
Written by: Toby Sinclair

Planning for a Better 2021 – The “Should Be”
Written by: Steve Keating

How to Work With A Leader Who is Disengaged
Written by: Lolly Daskal

The Future of Ops Jobs
Written by: Charity Majors

Quote of the day:
“Just because it isn’t happening right now doesn’t mean it never will.” -Daniell Koepke

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Five Blogs – 8 September 2020

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Overworked and Undermotivated at the End of the Summer
Written by: Starr Sackstein

The Leader As Coach
Written by: Keegan Robinson

BDD: Before You Begin (Part 2/2)
Written by: J. B. Rainsberger

Pondering on Requirements
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

How you can build skills and grow using your mindset: Mindset part 4
Written by: Huib Schoots

Quote of the day:
“Don’t be confused. Regret doesn’t come from failure. It comes from giving up.” -Mel Robbins

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Five Blogs – 13 August 2020

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Directive or Non-directive Coaching: Why Everyone Needs To Know
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Is your GUI test automation framework up to snuff?
Written by: Nikolay Advolodkin

Part 1: Testing vs Quality Management – What is Testing?
Written by: Janet Gregory

8 Steps to Lift Yourself Out of a Coronavirus Career Rut
Written by: Ann Lloyd

What is Good Advice for a New Leader
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Quote of the day:
“Worrying will not do anything but make us feel worse than we already do” -Brianna Wiest

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Five Blogs – 4 August 2020

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Signs That You’re a Micromanager
Written by: Muriel Maignan Wilkins

Remote work is a platform
Written by: Jason Fried

Directive or Non-directive Coaching
Written by: Thomas Cagley

The Other Sides
Written by: James Thomas

The 6 Cs Model for Planning a Rewarding Day for Testers
Written by: Sandeep Garg

Quote of the day:
“When the pain of being the same becomes greater than the pain of being different, you change.” -Deepak Chopra

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Five Blogs – 30 July 2020

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Agile Coaching Techniques: Types of Coaches
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Is Your Leader Really as Bad As You Think
Written by: Lolly Daskal

5 Tips for Managing an Underperformer — Remotely
Written by: Liz Kislik

Everyone’s talking about testing
Written by: Lee Hawkins

Sudden Change
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“Change, like healing, takes time.” -Veronica Roth

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Five Blogs – 10 July 2020

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How Much Meeting Time
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Six Ways Testers Can Help Programmers Clean Up Their Acts
Written by: Cameron Laird

Coaching upwards? Pair-blog #3
Written by: Lena Wiberg

Coaching Upwards
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

What Transformational Leaders Learn From Their Darkest Moments
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“You made it another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. You’re doing fine.” -Charlotte Eriksson

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Five Blogs – 19 June 2020

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How To Set Smart(ish) Goals For Testers Part 1
Written by: Thomas Cagley

5 Reasons Why Product Managers Should Have a Close Relationship With Software Testers
Written by: Daniel Knott

I’m a musician, that shall make me a better tester
Written by: Pekka Marjamäki

Keys to Becoming a Better Coach
Written by: Randy Conley

Be Your Best Advocate: How to Track Your Career Value
Written by: Dee Ann Pizzica

Quote of the day:
“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good.” -Mel Robbins

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