Five Blogs – 30 March 2016

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

Conceptualizing Test Intersections
Written by: Jeff Nyman

An efficient tester
Written by: Amy Phillips

My manager wants quality as a KPI measurement — help!
Written by: Matt Heusser

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Management
Written by: Ben Kelly

How To Fight For Your Rights As An Employee
Written by: Chantal Bechervaise

Quote of the day:
“It’s better to disappoint with the truth than please with a lie” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 28 April 2015

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

To improve testing, snoop on the competition
Written by: Gojko Adzic

Testing in an Agile Environment
Written by: Nikhil Kaul

Test Count as Meaningful Metric
Written by: Josh Grant

How To Tell When Your Gut Is Leading You Astray
Written by: Kathy Caprino

Developing an approach to responsive design website testing
Written by: Mike Talks

Quote of the day:
“If it scares you it might be a good thing to try” -Seth Godin

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Five Blogs – 6 April 2015

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

How do you measure the effectiveness of a tester? The only calculation you need.
Written by: Rob Lambert

Gone Independent
Written by: Justin Rohrman

Workaholics! 5 Actions to Avoid Being a Functioning Fool
Written by: Rebecca Staton-Reinstein

4 Reasons You’re Not Getting The Feedback You Need
Written by: Karin Hurt

Themes
Written by: Simon Knight

Quote of the day:
“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety” -Abraham Maslow

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Five Blogs – 17 February 2015

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

Decision Making Process
Written by: Pawel Brodzinski

Give Us Back Our Testing
Written by: Michael Bolton

How To Better A Relationship With Anyone
Written by: Harleena Singh

Image Mapping Your Diagrams
Written by: Duncan Nisbet

When The Truth Hurts: How To Repair Your Rep After Being Caught In A Lie At Work
Written by: Ann Brown

Quote of the day:
“If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.” -W. Edwards Deming

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Five Blogs – 7 October 2014

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

Visualize Your Problems to Manage Good Solutions
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

How To Improve Your Attention Span
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Fighting Ebola Means Managing Fear
Written by: William A. Fischer II and Bill Fischer

Hiring should be the last thing to do when overwhelmed with work
Written by: Sami Honkonen

Light at the End of the Regression Testing Tunnel
Written by: Neil Studd

Quote of the day:
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” -Margaret Fuller

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Five Blogs – 19 March 2014

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

New names for the quadrants
Written by: Markus Gärtner

A Presentation Isn’t Always the Right Way to Communicate
Written by: Nancy Duarte

You Can Lead, But Are You a Good Follower?
Written by: Ronald E. Riggio

Speaking to Your Business Using Measurements
Written by: Justin Rohrman

How Does Your Team Vision Rate?
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Quote of the day:
“You can’t be a winner and be afraid to lose” -Charles Lynch

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Five Blogs – 8 January 2014

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

Measure Everything, Conclude Nothing
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Satisfied Or Scared: Why You Aren’t Climbing The Ladder
Written by: Damien L. Butler

A Test is a Performance
Written by: James Marcus Bach

Transitioning to Agile/SCRUM: the impact on testing
Written by: Jeroen Mengerink

Leadership = Influence
Written by: Jonathan Segal

Quote of the day:
“When “i” is replaced with “we” even illness becomes wellness” -Malcolm X

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Five Blogs – 1 January 2014

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

The 4 Common Habits of World Changers
Written by: Bongani Sibeko

What would a Leader do?
Written by: Brent M. Jensen

Counting the Wagons
Written by: Michael Bolton

Five Words for Your Life and Leadership
Written by: Alli Polin

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person
Written by: David Wong

Quote of the day:
“Any kind of vision needs people” -Nobu Matsuhisa

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Five Blogs – 5 August 2013

For the post of today a special note: Many thanks to Michael Larsen for mentioning the FiveBlogs site in his blog Read Articles, Blogs, Forum Posts: 99 Ways Workshop #30 of August 2nd, 2013. His kind words inspire me to continue my quest to find (and read) five blogs to share with you via this site

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

Stop Doing Too Much Automation
Written by: John Stevenson

4 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voice Inside You
Written by: Marc Chernoff

A solution to a non-existent problem
Written by: Johan Jonasson

Change the Way People Treat You, Starting With One Word
Written by: Allison Vesterfelt

3 Mistakes That Cripple Your Decisions
Written by: Debbie Thompson

EXTRA:

Free Yourself by Being Direct
Written by: Joyce Marter

Quote of the day:
“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust

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Five Blogs – 1 July 2013

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

7 Unconventional Ways to Build Your Confidence
Written by: Marc Chernoff

7 “Tricks” to Improve Your Writing Overnight
Written by: Ray Edwards

Discover Your Personal Narrative
Written by: Dorie Clark

Measuring Test Coverage
Written by: John Stevenson

3 Signs You’re Meant to Be a Leader
Written by: Les McKeown

EXTRA:

If You Don’t Do It Now, You’ll Have Even More Work Later
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Quote of the day:
“The only certainty is that nothing is certain.” -Pliny the Elder

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