Time Blocking A Habit Of Training

I’ve started enforcing the “time blocking” method into my calendar to ensure I consistently improve on my skills during the week (weekends are reserved for family time currently). At the moment, this is done for 30 minutes a day and set as events in my Google Calendar. I’ve scheduled this to be done at the beginning of the day when…
View Post
Share:

Goodreads

Continuing To Build Knowledge

I took the ISTQB-ISEB Certified Tester Foundation Level exam on 20th April 2013. My Technique Back then, I revised for the exam by reading the (second edition) book through twice making notes the second time through. And as I was commuting four hours a day (true facts!), I had a set of practice tests that I would work on every day on the…
View Post
Share:

Kindle Read: Strong Woman by Karren Brady

I decided to read Strong Woman because I was interested in learning more about Karren Brady. Before reading this book, I only knew Karren Brady from watching the yearly BBC show The Apprentice. I wasn’t aware of her long history within football or how similar her experiences within this industry could relate to mine in tech. Delivery Unfortunately, I didn’t…
View Post
Share:

Audible Read: Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk

I’ve been a subscriber to the audio book platform Audible by Amazon since September 2012. But since May 2017 I’ve been listening to audio books every week as well as my podcasts in order expand my learning. I enjoy Audible because of their massive library. So if I’m in the mood for fiction instead of the business/self help/mindset books I’m…
View Post
Share:

Don’t Be Afraid to Pivot

Running a startup and working within a startup, I’ve learned that you have got to make decisions quickly. When opportunities arise, you must think strategically for the long term and re-prioritise, change or even cancel your projects in order to seize those chances. Always keep in mind what your long-term objectives and goals are. If you’ve been presented with an…
View Post
Share:

Looking for Something?