Five Blogs – 19 March 2021

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

Weak Leaders – Part One
Written by: Steve Keating

Errors and Exceptions – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

How To Avoid Employee Paranoia In The Workplace
Written by: Tanveer Naseer

4 Ways To Shift Your Leadership from Control Freak to Growth Freak
Written by: Scott Cochrane

TDD vs. BDD – Difference and Similarities
Written by: Harish Rajora

Quote of the day:
“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business” -Henry Ford

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Five Blogs – 10 March 2021

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Do We Want Tech Companies Running Our Towns?
Written by: Peter Varhol

Don’t try to change your organization; change the underlying forces that make it what it is
Written by: Dan Oestreich

Don’t Believe Everything You Think!
Written by: Greg Satell

Free Yourself from Overwork
Written by: Michael Hyatt

The Test Data Bottleneck and How to Solve It
Written by: Maarten Urbach

Quote of the day:
“The willingness to do creates the ability to do” -Peter McWilliams

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Five Blogs – 1 March 2021

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

3 significant costs of a disrespectful work culture
Written by: S. Chris Edmonds

The Ultimate Guide to Liars and Lying: Everyone Falls Into These 4 Types
Written by: Nir Eyal

Remote Community of Practice/Interest Checklist
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Faster, more efficient systems for finding and fixing regressions
Written by: Jian Zhang and Brian Keller

The Spec, But Why?
Written by: James Thomas

Quote of the day:
“You should both support each other. But only because you choose to support and be supported. Not because you feel obligated or entitled.” -Mark Manson

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Five Blogs – 18 February 2021

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Old School: Schools of testing
Written by: Conor Fitzgerald

The Best Way to Boost Employee Motivation
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Why We Are Beset With Conspiracy Theories (And How To Fix It)
Written by: Greg Satell

The Best Advice People Can Give Their Younger Selves
Written by: LaRae Quy

Community Of Practice
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Quote of the day:
“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about” -Wayne Dyer

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Five Blogs – 2 October 2020

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Recipe for Transformation
Written by: Danny R. Tudor

What Leadership Skills Will Be Needed In the Future
Written by: Lolly Daskal

How To Escape The 5 Dangers of Fire-Drill Leadership
Written by: Scott Cochrane

6 Things You Can Do To Be A Better Test Manager OR Lead
Written by: Johanna South

6 things that will make your adoption of BDD easier
Written by: Gaspar Nagy

Quote of the day:
“Behind every stressful thought is the desire for things to be other than they are” -Toni Bernhard

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Five Blogs – 28 September 2020

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What Are Some Harsh Truths About Being a Leader
Written by: Lolly Daskal

4 Questions for Evaluating Experiments
Written by: Esther Derby

Contractor Life – Pt 2: Contractor or Consultant?
Written by: Pete Walen

Simples
Written by: Bob Marshall

How to Use Breakpoints in Dev Tools- Part II
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Quote of the day:
“None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for lifetime.” -Gail Godwin

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Five Blogs – 23 September 2020

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Culture Fit: Whose Responsibility Is It
Written by: Annette Franz

Bloggers Club: What’s the best career advice you’ve had?
Written by: Nicola Lindgren Owen

How To Be Resilient and Grow From Your Trauma
Written by: LaRae Quy

AI Should Change What You Do — Not Just How You Do It
Written by: Mike Walsh

Extremely Transparent and Incredibly Remote
Written by: Julia Herbst

Quote of the day:
“What you want exists. Don’t settle until you get it.” -Mel Robbins

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Five Blogs – 9 July 2020

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8 Signs of Good Work Culture – Even at a Remote Company
Written by: James Dorian

Testing Can Be A Risky Business
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Why You Need to Stop Pushing Yourself So Hard at Work
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Complex Adaptive Systems: a primer for ITSM
Written by: Jon Stevens-Hall

Learning Test Automation from Scratch: Journey of the (Automation) Hero
Written by: The Free Range Tester

Quote of the day:
“I’m learning that hurt gives you courage, that faith gives you a foundation, that closing your eyes and letting life happen gives you peace.” -Marisa Donnelly

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Five Blogs – 31 December 2019

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Why Do We Test? What Do Testers Really Do?
Written by: Peter G Walen

Being the Best Isn’t Good Enough
Written by: Steve Keating

Improving Test Data Collection and Management
Written by: Michael Stahl

Don’t Ask for Permission or Forgiveness—Use an Agile Alternative
Written by: Steve Berczuk

Two kinds of testing
Written by: Nelson Elhage

Quote of the day:
“You have this one life. How do you want to spend it? Apologizing? Regretting? Questioning? Hating yourself? Dieting? Running after people who don’t see you?” -Cara Delevingne

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Five Blogs – 30 December 2019

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New Year’s Resolutions for Software Testers
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Asking Smart Questions Changes Everything
Written by: Greg Bustin

Jumpstart Your Test Automation with These 5 Steps
Written by: Veethee Dixit

Discretionary Effort
Written by: Bob Marshall

Who Is Part of Your Support System?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“Education isn’t something you can finish” -Isaac Asimov

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