Five Blogs – 21 January 2013

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

10 Why’s & Ways to Shut Up and L I S T E N
Written by: Alan Kay

Logic before all
Written by: Meeta Sengupta

Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle
Written by: Scott Edinger

How Switching Tasks Maximizes Creative Thinking
Written by: Christian Jarrett

xBTM: Harnessing the Power of Exploratory Testing
Written by: Christin Wiedemann

Quote of the day:
“People will only be interested in your message if you are adding value to the world.” -Karen Kang

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Five Blogs – 18 January 2013

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

Oracles: The Brainstream Media
Written by: Michael Bolton

Step Back to Lead Forward
Written by: Anne Perschel

Auld Lang Syne
Written by: Gerald Weinberg

Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation
Written by: Nilofer Merchant

Nine Strategies Successful People Use to Overcome Stress
Written by: Heidi Grant Halvorson

Quote of the day:
“Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.” -Viktor E. Frankl

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Five Blogs – 17 January 2013

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

6 Self-Serving Team Behaviors That Will Torpedo Your Team
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Agile Testing – Context driven testing perspective
Written by: Sigurdur Birgisson

Leadership is an inside job
Written by: John Wenger

7 Ways to Ensure Your New Hire Has a Great First Day
Written by: Karin Hurt

So You Want to Be a Manager? Part II – Five Wrong Reasons for Becoming a Manager
Written by: Randy Conley

Quote of the day:
“Productivity is meaningless unless you know what your goal is.” -Eli Goldratt

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Five Blogs – 16 January 2013

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

Experiential learning: learning from experience
Written by: Huib Schoots

Visibility of Our Work
Written by: Aleksis Tulonen

Why do you like software testing?
Written by: Jae Jin

Three Surprising Secrets to Creating Simplicity
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Trust and Competence: Leaders Must Have Both to Succeed
Written by: Maurilio Amorim

Quote of the day:
“Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” -Earl Nightingale

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Five Blogs – 15 January 2013

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

7 Ways to Be a Stress-Free Workaholic
Written by: Steve Tobak

So You Want to be a Manager? Six Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge
Written by: Randy Conley

The Great Leadership Learning Matrix
Written by: Dan McCarthy

Courage Is Not the Absence of Fear
Written by: Michael Hyatt

Four Requirements for Independence
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Organizing people into self-managed teams is a critical component of virtually all high-performance management systems.” -Jeffrey Pfeffer

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Five Blogs – 14 January 2013

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

Agile and Risk Management, Part 1
Written by: Tom Cagley

Improving the State of your Testing Team: Part One – Test Management Values
Written by: Keith Klain

Fear of failure stop us from learning something new in life
Written by: MindHunters

Stand Out in the Crowd
Written by: Mike Lyles

Management Is (Still) Not Leadership
Written by: John Kotter

EXTRA:

The cost of neutral
Written by: Set Godin

Quote of the day:
“Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain.” -Aristotle

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Five Blogs – 11 January 2013

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

Big Tester Is Watching You – The Other Use For Production Data
Written by: Duncan Nisbet

Why Test Managers go on Stress Leave
Written by: iTesting

How do you test product without requirement document?
Written by: MindHunters

Give Up Giving Up
Written by: Simon Knight

4 Common Mistakes Managers Make When Goal Setting (and 3 ways to fix it)
Written by: David Witt

Quote of the day:
“Communication is not saying something, communication is being heard” -Peter Drucker

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