Five Blogs – 16 May 2014

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

The One Thing That Stunts Creative Ideas (Like Google Glass)
Written by: Justin Brady

5 Subtle Ways Leaders Lose Credibility
Written by: Karin Hurt

Test Metrics Debunked – Residual Risk (1/5)
Written by: Brian Osman

Certainty
Written by: Joanne Perold

How to Rewire Your Brain to Stop Procrastinating
Written by: Vivian Giang

Quote of the day:
“I don’t think there is any truth. There are only points of view” -Allen Ginsberg

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Five Blogs – 15 May 2014

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11 Questions to Ask to Be an Effective Delegator
Written by: Tim Clark

A Culture of Distrust
Written by: Annette Franz

Peter Drucker’s 9 Function of a Mentor
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Mozart’s Secret
Written by: Robin Sharma

Documenting Tests – Part 1 (How Much Detail?)
Written by: Eric Jacobson

Quote of the day:
“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer” -William S. Burroughs

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Five Blogs – 14 May 2014

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

5 Things To Do When Life Is Going Wrong
Written by: LaRae Quy

Tester’s Creed
Written by: Benjamin Yaroch

My thoughts on tddGate
Written by: Alister Scott

The 3 Ways You Doubt Yourself (And How to Stop)
Written by: Robert D. Smith

5 Reasons Team Leaders Tolerate Poor Performance
Written by: Karin Hurt

Quote of the day:
“We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love” –Mother Teresa

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Five Blogs – 10 April 2014

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

The Default-Thinking Method of Problem Solving
Written by: Shane Parrish

Test Manager in Agile
Written by: Katrina Clokie

9 Ways to Be a Positive Force in a Negative Workplace
Written by: Karin Hurt

Leadership: Challenges Can Help Us Learn and Grow
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Setting Expectations for Employee Success
Written by: Sabrina Baker

Quote of the day:
“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” -Warren Buffett

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Five Blogs – 6 February 2014

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

Stages of Change
Written by: Ross Wirth

A Hierarchy of Management Engagement
Written by: Martin Burns

The Dangers of Certainty: A Lesson From Auschwitz
Written by: Simon Critchley

“Best” Practice
Written by: Cliff Hazell

7 Idea-Making Principles to Help Launch Your Next Idea
Written by: Charles Lee

Quote of the day:
“You don’t have to see the whole path. Stay focused on your vision and take a step” -Jesse Lyn Stoner

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Five Blogs – 6 December 2013

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

The right way to learn!
Written by: Gitte Ottosen

Managing In Mayberry: An Examination Of Three Distinct Leadership Styles
Written by: Don Gray and Dan Starr

Is your team cross-functional enough?
Written by: Henrik Kniberg

10 Ways to Win at Office Politics
Written by: Dan Rockwell

5 Ways To Be A Motivating Leader
Written by: Kristina Marzullo

Quote of the day:
“People follow leaders they trust.” -Jesse Lyn Stoner

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Five Blogs – 29 October 2013

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

How Six Thinking Hats Can Help with User Experience Testing
Written by: Anuj Magazine

How to Make the Right Mistakes
Written by: Steve Keating

Leadership: What is The Essence of Building Trust
Written by: Aad Boot

How-abouts and What-ifs
Written by: James Thomas

Why Do We Estimate Anyway?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“Growth starts where your comfort zone ends” -Allen J. Scott

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Five Blogs – 1 August 2013

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Balance – How to Lead a Boring and Unremarkable Life
Written by: Chuck Blakeman

Planning and Flexibility
Written by: Brian Bozzuto

If We Aren’t Focusing on Shipping, Then What the Hell Are We Doing?
Written by: Derek Hubbard

The Simplest Leadership Lesson I Ever Learned But Use All The Time
Written by: John Kramp

Agile Testing: Flow of Testing, Daily Process Thoughts, July 30, 2013
Written by: Thomas Cagley

EXTRA:

My Final Word on Software Tester Certification
Written by: Colin Cherry

Quote of the day:
“Estimates become Commitment, and Commitment becomes Overtime.” -Unknown

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Five Blogs – 31 July 2013

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

Three Qualities Every Leader Needs to Succeed on a Team
Written by: Peter Bregman

Talk Context to Me
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Minimum Viable Brand for Testers
Written by: Brindusa Axon

How to Find (and Choose) a Coach
Written by: Ed Batista

Three steps to engaging employees in what matters to them
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Quote of the day:
“There’s no sense in being precise when you don’t even know what you’re talking about.” -John von Neumann

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Five Blogs – 30 July 2013

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How Daydreaming Can Help You Pay Attention
Written by: Annie Murphy Paul

4 Barriers to Effective Communication & What to Do About Them
Written by: Gwyn Teatro

Taking small steps in a big organization
Written by: John Stevenson

9 Extreme Creativity Questions from Peter’s Laws
Written by: Mike Brown

Choosing to be a Tester
Written by: Amy Phillips

EXTRA:

How to Get What You Want
Written by: Dan Rockwell

The 12 Skills of Brilliant Team Members
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Quote of the day:
“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” -Carl Rogers

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