Five Blogs – 9 October 2014

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

What does the audit profession have to say about testing standards?
Written by: James Christie

ISO29119 – And its possible future
Written by: Björn Petersson

The Procrustean Bed of ISO29119
Written by: Ash Winter

81% of Adults Would Work Better Without a Manager: Are You One of Them?
Written by: Chuck Blakeman

Revealing The New Realities Of Employee Engagement
Written by: Tanveer Naseer

Quote of the day:
“Great leaders know that the total knowledge of those around them is vastly greater than everything they know” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 8 October 2014

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Tech and telecoms groups fight to dominate ‘internet of things’
Written by: Daniel Thomas

The Universal Scrum Master Failure
Written by: Bob Marshall

Why You Should Play on Your Strengths–Not Focus on Your Weaknesses
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Stretch Goals Should Inspire Not Keep You Stuck
Written by: Alli Polin

8 Questions to Ask before You Automate
Written by: Carl Erickson

Quote of the day:
“The world is won by those who let it go” -Lao Tzu

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Five Blogs – 1 October 2014

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Defending Against Standards and Certification
Written by: Eric Proegler

Lets Test OZ: On Leadership
Written by: Chi Lieu

Working All the Time From Everywhere? Just the New Normal
Written by: John Hollon

A Better Way to START your SMART GOAL process
Written by: Karin Hurt

CEO to Recent Grads: Don’t Have a Plan
Written by: Jessica Stillman

Quote of the day:
“You can educate a fool, but you cannot make him think” -Talmud

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Five Blogs – 26 September 2014

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7 Signs You’re Definitely a Procrastinator
Written by: Amelia Olson

How Perfectionism Can Hold You Back
Written by: Lolly Daskal

3 Powerful Ways to Get Unstuck and Into Action
Written by: Alli Polin

WIP and Priorities – how to get fast and focused!
Written by: Henrik Kniberg

The software testing schism
Written by: Rob Marvin

Quote of the day:
“When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders.” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 23 September 2014

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Why would I do regression testing?
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Achieving the impossible requires insanity
Written by: Dave Dame

Tools for Innovative Thinking
Written by: Simon Knight

Open Letter to the Testing Community (re: ISO 29119 conflict)
Written by: Freddy Vega

The lost art of software testing
Written by: Dave Winer

Quote of the day:
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are” -Theodore Roosevelt

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Five Blogs – 17 September 2014

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love ISO 29119
Written by: Matthew Heusser

5 Questions to Create a Compelling Purpose for Change
Written by: Emily Axelrod

What you measure will improve
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

Squad Health Check model – visualizing what to improve
Written by: Henrik Kniberg

ISO 29119 Debate – A Historical Perspective Part 1
Written by: Nick Welter

Quote of the day:
“Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing” -Tom Peters

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Five Blogs – 15 September 2014

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Heuristics and Oracles
Written by: Katrina Clokie

But What do I Know?
Written by: James Thomas

Five steps for having tough conversations
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Weighing the Evidence
Written by: Michael Bolton

ISO 29119 Questions: Part 2
Written by: Simon Morley

EXTRA:

Think About The Pain
Written by: Aleksis Tulonen

Quote of the day:
“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home” -Gary Snyder

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Five Blogs – 12 September 2014

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ISO 29119 – A Review
Written by: Chi Lieu

How to Stop De-energizing the team
Written by: Dan Rockwell

How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is a Lie
Written by: Vivian Giang

5 Ways to Include Soft Skills in Your Executive Resume
Written by: Lisa Rangel

Collect and Share Test Artifacts With Python
Written by: Kristoffer Nordström

Quote of the day:
“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder” -E.B. White

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Five Blogs – 11 September 2014

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Written Feedback – Yes, It Hurts. Do It Daily!
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Know thyself (social media and self-knowledge)
Written by: James Christie

Work-At-Home Mental Health Mistakes
Written by: Jodi Okun

Are You Taking Time to Think?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

The Four Principles of Happiness
Written by: Fred Smith

Quote of the day:
“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live” -Marcus Aurelius

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Five Blogs – 9 September 2014

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Why Walking Helps Us Think
Written by: Ferris Jabr

Dynamic Energy of Stress
Written by: Ajmani Kumud

Nothing like a fresh start
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

Pieces of paper don’t change reality … Stop 29119
Written by: Mike Talks

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners
Written by: Bill Taylor

Quote of the day:
“When you laugh, laugh like hell; when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough” -William Saroyan

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