Five Blogs – 5 May 2014

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

10 Strategies Quick Learners Use To Pick Up Anything
Written by: Drake Baer

To TDD or not to TDD? That is not the question
Written by: Seb Rose

As You Start Your Career, Focus on People Skills
Written by: Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The insatiable desire to control
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Exploratory Performance Testing
Written by: Alex Podelko

EXTRA:

Very Short Blog Posts (18): Ask for Testability
Written by: Michael Bolton

Quote of the day:
“You are what you are and where you are because of what has gone into your mind” -Zig Ziglar

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Five Blogs – 21 January 2014

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

The Line Between Persuasion And Manipulation
Written by: Jonathan Fields

DRE: changing reality so we can count it
Written by: James Christie

The Right Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”
Written by: David Reese

Steps toward Becoming Context-driven in the Netherlands
Written by: Joris Meerts

How To Use Your Memory The Way Actors Do
Written by: Annie Murphy Paul

Quote of the day:
“It’s really not the method that counts, it’s all in how you use it.” -Julie Hendry

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Five Blogs – 7 January 2014

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When All Seems Lost or Beating the Advance
Written by: Pete Walen

A Novel Look at How Stories May Change the Brain
Written by: Carol Clark

Exploratory Testing as empirical process control
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Understanding IT Risk Management In 4 Steps X 3
Written by: Dave Kearns

5 Ways to Avoid Doing Everything at Once
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Quote of the day:
“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” -Henry Longfellow

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Five Blogs – 28 October 2013

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An Example of a Product Ecology for Testers
Written by: Ruud Cox

Estimation Quality
Written by: Pawel Brodzinski

The Best Type of Leader? Nice and Tough
Written by: Will Yakowicz

Empathetic Negotiation Saved My Company
Written by: Charalambos Vlachoutsicos

Want To Build A Successful Company? Give Up Control
Written by: Paul B. Brown

EXTRA:

Delegate – Don’t Abdicate
Written by: Bob Burg

Quote of the day:
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” -Albert Einstein

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Five Blogs – 24 September 2013

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What happens when targets die?
Written by: Think Purpose

Why do we test?
Written by: Anthony Tullock

Are You Really A Workaholic?
Written by: Elliot D. Cohen

A Resigning Issue
Written by: James Thomas

10 Tips to Get Back on Track When Life Derails Your Productivity
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Quote of the day:
“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.” -Thich Nhat Hanh

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Five Blogs – 12 September 2013

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Unobservable, Uncontrollable
Written by: Tony DaSilva

What Keeps Leaders Up at Night?
Written by: Michael McKinney

The #1 Reason You Will Never Quit Your Job
Written by: Jason Spencer

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?
Written by: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

The #NoEstimates questions, Part I
Written by: Vasco Duarte

Quote of the day:
“Earn your leadership every day.” –Michael Jordan

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Five Blogs – 6 August 2013

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How to Reward Your Stellar Team
Written by: Amy Gallo

How Courageous Leaders Address Fear In The Workplace
Written by: Tanveer Naseer

How does collaboration begin?
Written by: Dave Nicolette

The Evolving Skill Set of Tomorrow’s Top Testers
Written by: Scott Barber

Yes, The Most Dangerous Word In The World
Written by: LaRae Quy

Quote of the day:
“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” -Blaise Pascal

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Five Blogs – 9 May 2013

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5 Great Things About Procrastination
Written by: James Altucher

Mind Full, or Mindful?
Written by: Tony DaSilva

Bring Me The Stats; Stat!
Written by: David Greenlees

Take back your power
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Clearing the Fog in Communication
Written by: Tanmay Vora

Quote of the day:
“When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum.” -Desmond Tutu

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Five Blogs – 1 March 2013

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Experiential Learning (No More “Silentium”)
Written by: Tobias Fors

The new QA: the Quality Advocate
Written by: Alister Scott

The Birth of a Tester Gathering Part 1 – The Story So Far
Written by: Erik Davis

The Art of Implementing Authentication
Written by: Matt Heusser

Manage As If You Meant It
Written by: Bob Marshall

Quote of the day:
“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” -Freidrich Engels

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Five Blogs – 7 February 2013

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To Expect Employee Engagement, You Must Engage
Written by: Karen Martin

I am Spartacus! And so’s my wife!
Written by: Thinkpurpose

Four Lessons From the Best Bosses I Ever Had
Written by: Deborah Mills-Scofield

Regression Test Trap #492
Written by: Simon Morley

Context-Driven Controversy? Meh…
Written by: Keith Klain

Quote of the day:
“We must act, knowing that our work will be imperfect. We must act, knowing that today’s victories will be only partial…” -Barack Obama

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