Five Blogs – 14 April 2021

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

Catch 22 and The Kobayashi Maru
Written by: Steve Keating

Pipelines as code… not text
Written by: Beastmode

Achieve More with Less: Pareto’s Principle in Software Testing
Written by: Prashant Hedge

The thrill of testing
Written by: Paul Seaman

Is Critical Thinking Dead?
Written by: Randy Gage

Quote of the day:
“The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.” -Kiran Desai

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Five Blogs – 25 March 2021

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4 Tips to Improve Sleep to Become More Productive
Written by: Noah Rue

Weak Leaders – Part Three
Written by: Steve Keating

7 surprising ways to lead change
Written by: Christine Andrukonis

How to Know If Your Leadership Is Helping Or Hurting
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Teams: The Heart And Soul Of Work
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Quote of the day:
“Invest your time, don’t just spend it.” -Josie Santi

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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 – 4 February 2021

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How to Build a Relationship with a Leader You Admire
Written by: Lolly Daskal

You’re Lost Without a To-Do List
Written by: Mike Vardy

How to make your interview process more inclusive
Written by: Dorothy Dalton

Evaluation Metrics to Determine AI Model Performance
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

What Happened to the Daily Standup?
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Nothing cam dim the light that shines from within” -Maya Angelou

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Five Blogs – 1 February 2021

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How Cypress can help non-technical team members automate tests
Written by: Paul de Witt

Optimising serverless for BBC Online
Written by: Johnathan Ishmael

How we used parallel CI/CD jobs to increase our productivity
Written by: Miguel Rincon

How To Create A Plan For Solving A Problem Using Phoenix Checklist Thinking Tool
Written by: Karlo Smid

Questionable Advice: “How do I feel worthwhile as a manager when my people are doing all the implementing?”
Written by: Charity Majors

Quote of the day:
“Work hard. Success won’t just knock on your door, you need to lure it and give it reasons why it should knock in the first place.” -E.J. Cenita

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Five Blogs – 29 January 2021

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Where Two-Factor Authentication Falls Short
Written by: Eric Karkovack

Revisiting: The Basic Human Needs For Engagement
Written by: Tanmay Vora

What’s this about Micro-commits
Written by: Tim Ottinger

Time Theft and Productivity in the Age of COVID-19
Written by: Noah Rue

Primitives, Products, and Sums – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Quote of the day:
“Do not be afraid of hard work. It’s the means to build competence that leads to success.” -Francis Kong

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Five Blogs – 14 January 2021

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It’s Time to Focus on Projects, Not Ideas
Written by: Michael McKinney

How to Resolve the Roots of Disagreement
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

The Play, the points, and the biggest lie in software
Written by: Gojko Adzic

What Are Your Next Actions?
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Continuous Improvement – Disconnected
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Quote of the day:
“Doing the right thing doesn’t always make you feel good” -Tom Kirkman

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Five Blogs – 9 December 2020

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Managing Expectations of Work from Home
Written by: Peter G. Walen

100 Days of Mask Wearing
Written by: Steve Keating

Anti-Monopoly vs. Antitrust
Written by: Ben Thompson

Linking Skills-Based Learning to Career Opportunities
Written by: Salesforce

Improving Productivity With Automation
Written by: Noah Rue

Quote of the day:
“There may be patterns for the things that succeed, but that doesn’t mean there’s a formula for success.” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 14 October 2020

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When Rules Outweigh Common Sense
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

We Need To Finally Break Free Of The Engineering Mindset
Written by: Greg Satell

When Your Task List is Overwhelmingly Long
Written by: Leo Babauta

How to make your GUI test automation less flaky and brittle
Written by: Kevin Tuck

What To Do When Tests Fail
Written by: Tarun Narula

Quote of the day:
“Life is long, if you know how to use it.” -Seneca

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Five Blogs – 29 September 2020

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10 Years in Testing, 10 lessons – Lesson 7
Written by: Maaike Brinkhof

The subtle art of debugging weird issues
Written by: Berislav Babic

The dark art of testing in agile
Written by: Brian Osman

Like This
Written by: James Thomas

Time Management for Top Performers
Written by: Leo Babauta

Quote of the day:
“Feelings are never right or wrong. They just are.” -Diane Chamberlain

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