Five Blogs – 15 December 2014

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

Building quality in
Written by: Josh Meier

What to Do When You Can’t Control Your Stress
Written by: Srini Pillay

The Questions Good Coaches Ask
Written by: Amy Jen Su

Passion. Ambition. Quality. Success.
Written by: Jimena María Calfa

Continuous Integration Has Now Blurred the Lines between Development and Functional Testing
Written by: Brad Johnson

Quote of the day:
“Smile, breathe and go slowly” -Thich Nhat Hanh

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Five Blogs – 2 October 2014

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

Maximize Your Post-Conference Experience
Written by: Nedko Nedkov

Your First 30 Days in the New Gig (and if You’re on the Old Gig, They Begin TODAY)
Written by: Michael Larsen

How Your Mission Drives Your Strategy
Written by: Greg Satell

Don’t Just Follow Your Passion
Written by: Ashley Stahl

From schoolbook Scrum to Kanban without estimates
Written by: Antti Sulanto

Quote of the day:
“Your focus is testing, not automation. If automation starts to hinder your testing, your doing it wrong!” -Un

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Five Blogs – 29 September 2014

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

4 Ways I Tell If Someone I’m Interviewing Has Passion About the Job
Written by: Kris Dunn

Innovation Tools: Observation
Written by: Simon Knight

Courage: The Missing Ingredient in Decision-Making
Written by: Susan Taylor

Don’t Count on It
Written by: James Thomas

3 Types of Posts to Avoid on Social Media
Written by: Megan Totka

Quote of the day:
“First, last and always, the professional focuses on mastery of the craft” -Robert McKee

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Five Blogs – 30 June 2014

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

Why I believe it’s good for testers to learn to code
Written by: Fiona Charles

Adding #NoEstimates to the Framework
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Just do it: Making Risk Easier
Written by: Alan Kay

The Only Viable Strategy Is Adaptation
Written by: Greg Satell

Pursue Your Passion Before it Eats You Alive
Written by: Robert D. Smith

Quote of the day:
“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now” -Alan Watts

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Five Blogs – 12 June 2014

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

Finding Your Passion Project
Written by: Richard Branson

Influencing Upward: The Skill You Need To Get Ahead
Written by: Jo Miller

4 Ways to Keep Going When You’re about to Give Up
Written by: Jermaine Harris

Speaking of Mindfulness…
Written by: David Cox

Can Language Influence Our Perception of Reality?
Written by: Mitch Moxley

Quote of the day:
“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” -A.A. Milne

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Five Blogs – 17 March 2014

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

Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration
Written by: Jenny Martin

The Passion Trap
Written by: Bradley Voytek

Testing Strategy and Test Planning – My mindmap
Written by: Ajay Balamurugadas

How to Break the Rules and Do the Impossible
Written by: Robert D. Smith

$50M Woman: How She Overcomes Fear And Failure
Written by: Eric T. Wagner

Quote of the day:
“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” -Booker T. Washington

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Five Blogs – 7 August 2013

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

Connect, Then Lead
Written by: Amy J.C. Cuddy, Matthew Kohut, and John Neffinger

Leveraging Anxiety
Written by: Elizabeth Grace Saunders

What Can Hordes of Zombies Teach Us About Testing?
Written by: Jeff Nyman

Gaining Discipline
Written by: Bob Marshall

Read To Lead: How To Digest Books Above Your “Level”
Written by: Ryan Holiday

EXTRA:

Get To Know Your Fears
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Quote of the day:
“The most dangerous thought you can have as a creative person is to think you know what you’re doing.” -Bret Victor

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Five Blogs – 2 July 2013

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

Get Out and Test
Written by: Stephen Janaway

Balancing Independent Testing and Agile Collaboration
Written by: Ben Linders

Relationships That Make You Smarter
Written by: Annie Murphy Paul

Not All Goals Are Created Equal
Written by: Susan Fowler

Forget the Tool, Start with the Problem
Written by: Michael Larsen

Quote of the day:
“Expertise is enemy of innovation. The more u know about a topic, the more difficult it is to think about it in a different way.” -S.M. Shapiro

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Five Blogs – 24 June 2013

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Why Visualize Work?
Written by: Adam Yuret

Leaders Have Feelings Too
Written by: Alli Polin

Scaling Agile with Set-Based Design
Written by: Wouter Lagerweij

Making the Most Of Your Expertise
Written by: Matt Heusser

How That Cup Of Coffee Could Be Inhibiting Your Creativity
Written by: Annie Murphy Paul

EXTRA:

Technical skills are a must for modern testers
Written by: Martijn de Vrieze

Quote of the day:
“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” -Mark Twain

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Five Blogs – 23 April 2013

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

3 Misunderstood Truths about Passion
Written by: Aline Hanle

Leadership Transforms
Written by: Greg Richardson

Attention Leaders: We Need to Talk
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Why Hours Don’t Work
Written by: Joel Riddle

Learn from the unique
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Quote of the day:
“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” -Paul Valery

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