Five Blogs – 5 September 2013

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

The Most Important Negotiation in Your Life
Written by: Erica Ariel Fox

13 Elements of a Great Strategy
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Focusing The Mind’s Eye: A Metaphor From Optics
Written by: Jesse Thomas Alford

Twitter for Testers
Written by: Erik Davis

7 Things Very Effective People STOP Doing
Written by: Jayne Jenkins

EXTRA:

Your Freelance Reputation Matters & How To Improve It
Written by: Addison Duvall

Quote of the day:
“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.” -Stuart Chase

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Five Blogs – 10 July 2013

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

Cognitive Bias, Daily Process Thoughts, July, 8 2013
Written by: Thomas Cagley

When you fail, get back up and do it again!
Written by: David Greenlees

Time Flies: Here’s How to Slow It Down
Written by: Jessica Stillman

Quitting is an option: 5 occasions when quitting may be right for you.
Written by: Mark Bowness

Why You’ve Got To Get Addicted To Delegation
Written by: Natalie Sisson / Natasha Vorompiova

EXTRA:

A Step-by-Step Guide to Stop Procrastinating
Written by: Gretchen Rubin

Quote of the day:
“In programming, nothing is cheaper than not introducing the bugs in the first place.” -E.W. Dijkstra

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Five Blogs – 31 May 2013

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

Survivorship, Best Practices and The Power of Wish Thinking
Written by: Keith Klain

Testing Leadership Down Under
Written by: David Greenlees and Brian Osman

5 Reasons It’s Important to Fail
Written by: LaRae Quy

Coaching testers on Bug Reports, Advocacy & Credibility
Written by: Pradeep Soundararajan

The Same Old Way
Written by: Bob Marshall

EXTRA:

Test management for Lean extremists
Written by: Sami Söderblom

Quote of the day:
“Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.” -Henry Longfellow

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Five Blogs – 27 May 2013

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How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge
Written by: Gary Hamel and Polly LaBarre

7 Deadly Sins of Technology
Written by: Trevor Wolter

Help New Employees Get Off to a Good Start
Written by: Naomi Karten

Structured v Unstructured
Written by: Brian Osman, David Greenlees, Oliver Erlewein

College & Critical Thinking
Written by: Mike LaBossiere

Quote of the day:
“A wise person is full of questions. A dull person is full of answers.” -Paul Coelho

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Five Blogs – 15 February 2013

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

The Learning Potential
Written by: Gabrielle Santa-Donato

Do Testers Really Need to Have Technical Skills
Written by: David Greenlees

Don’t Let Scrum Make You Fragile
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Disrupting the Status Quo
Written by: Jason Little

Establish yourself as an expert or thought leader
Written by: Jesper Lindholt Ottosen

EXTRA:

Why Testing is Addictive
Written by: Simon Knight

Quote of the day:
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” -Winston Churchill

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Five Blogs – 19 December 2012

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

Bridging communities
Written by: Sigurdur Birgisson

Lessons Learned Testing in a Startup
Written by: Adam Knight

3 Ways To Build A Strong Mind
Written by: LaRae Quy

10 Reasons for a Job Change (and 10 Steps to Take Before You Quit)
Written by: Susan Gunelius

Never Lie About Who You Really Are
Written by: Dan Pallotta

EXTRA:

Action always beats intention.
Written by: Jon Acuff

Quote of the day:
“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” -Confucius

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Five Blogs – 7 November 2012

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Confirmation Bias: The Most Human of Tendencies
Written by: Naomi Karten

No More Finger Pointing – It’s Time to Rise Above the Negativity and Reconnect
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Focus for Success
Written by: Steve Keating

Two Ways to Deal with Bias
Written by: Matt Heusser

EuroSTAR 2012: ISO 29119 – The New International Software Testing Standard
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Quote of the day:
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” -Winston Churchill

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Five Blogs – 20 July 2012

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

A Proof Of Concept
Written by: Rob Lambert

Flatter hierarchies require deeper skills
Written by: Harold Jarche

The Future of Testing – MindMap
Written by: The Ministry of Testing

True Secret to Success (It’s Not What You Think)
Written by: Geoffrey James

When Free Is Not Always The Best
Written by: Rosie Sherry

Quote of the day:
“You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.” -Henry Ford

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