Five Blogs – 19 May 2014

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

8 Lessons I’ve Learned From Exercise
Written by: The Daily Zen

On Geographically Distributed Load Testing
Written by: Anthony Fisk

Why People (Incorrectly) Think They Are Not Creative
Written by: Bruce Kasanoff

Message to Leaders: Speak with Conviction…Listen With Intention
Written by: Gwyn Teatro

Super-Focus: 10 Natural Steps to Nurture Your Attention
Written by: Jeremy Dean

Quote of the day:
“Doubt everything. Find your own light” -Gautama Buddha

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Five Blogs – 11 February 2014

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8 Ways to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Innovative Ideas
Written by: Anita Bruzzese

Getting external help
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Building a Feedback-Rich Culture
Written by: Ed Batista

How Do You Handle Failure?
Written by: Dean Mackenzie

Testing – An activity, not a role
Written by: Ben Kelly

EXTRA:

Do you have the courage to blame yourself?
Written by: Ralph van Roosmalen

Quote of the day:
“If we are not willing to be changed, it isn’t really dialogue” -Miki Kashtan

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Five Blogs – 8 November 2013

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One Word… Vision (Part 1)
Written by: Mark Miller

Can Failed Software Projects Be Black Swans?
Written by: Naomi Karten

5 Ways to Modernize Your Relationship with Employees
Written by: Shawn Murphy

Weekend Testing = Weekend Best Thing?
Written by: Dean Mackenzie

Meaningful Conversations: Start with Great Questions
Written by: Lisa Bodell

Quote of the day:
“Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.” -Harvey Mackay

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Five Blogs – 16 October 2013

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Getting Things Done Better With Energy Management
Written by: Fitz Villafuerte

Are you ‘Checking’ or ‘Testing’ (Exploratory) Today?
Written by: John Stevenson

The Plain and Simple Truth
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

The Lessons Of Shame
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Beyond Learning Styles
Written by: Annie Murphy Paul

Quote of the day:
“Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity” -Reed Markham

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Five Blogs – 2 September 2013

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Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Written by: Bob Marshall

Embrace Uncertainty
Written by: Andy Patterson

Lessons Learned From an Experienced Freelancer
Written by: Andy Leverenz

Go to the source
Written by: David Thomas Bernal

How to deal stories into features
Written by: Chris Parsons

Quote of the day:
“Two ears to one tongue, therefore hear twice as much as you speak.” -Unknown

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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 – 4 March 2013

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Why Coaching? – Another contribution to the Modern Management How To
Written by: Random Manager

Heroin for Testers Injected by 140 Characters, and why it Is Sometimes Good for You
Written by: Ilari Henrik Aegerter

Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity
Written by: Leo Widrich

To Have the Most Impact, Ask the Right Questions
Written by: Chris Musselwhite and Chris Tammie Plouffe

Why Everyone Should NOT Learn To Code
Written by: Martyr2

Quote of the day:
“Leaders don’t force people to follow, they invite them on a journey.” -Charles Lauer

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Five Blogs – 31 January 2013

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Sometimes Negative Feedback is Best
Written by: Heidi Grant Halvorson

Experiment Like an Expert
Written by: Susan Mazza

Why would I need excuses?
Written by: Tony Bruce

The Boeing Debacle: Seven Lessons Every CEO Must Learn
Written by: Steve Denning

Something Old, Something New
Written by: John Stevenson

Quote of the day:
“Pretending to be certain about uncertain things does not make them certain.” -Ben Simo

Five Blogs – 24 January 2013

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The Team Performance Curve
Written by: Mark Miller

You’ll Regret Not Capturing These 10 Pieces of Information
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Lessons Learned While Testing Loosely-Coupled Systems
Written by: Joe Strazzere

I’ve Got a Feeling: Emotions in Testing
Written by: Michael Bolton

Five of Steve Jobs’s Biggest Mistakes
Written by: Peter Sims

Quote of the day:
“Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.” -Viktor E. Frankl

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Five Blogs – 29 Augustus 2012

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Computer Programmers Learn Tough Lesson in Sharing
Written by: Joseph Walker

The Five Steps of CRISP Decision-Making
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

The Lost Leader
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Digging in the Archives
Written by: Rob Lambert

Fun Does Not Equal Employee Engagement
Written by: Sabrina Baker

Quote of the day:
“Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.” -John W. Gardner

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