Do you see what I see?

Yesterday I had an interview with the Test Manager for a potential project and the subject of providing valuable information, as testers, came up.

We had a bit of back and forth regarding what exactly is valuable information – I asked him what the term “valuable information” meant to him. He then proceeded to tell me it’s information that helps stakeholders make informed decisions.

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Find (and surround yourself by) inspiring people at work

I’ve been really lucky to have found and been inspired by some amazing people at work. First off, let me give a few brief reasons as to why I think it’s important to find (and surround yourself by) inspiring people at work.

  • If you’re impressionable, then it’s great to be surrounded by these people – and hope some of them awesomeness rubs off on you (at least that’s what I’ve been doing).
  • You will learn a lot from them.
  • Lastly, they can help you discover what you can offer the world, that you didn’t know you could offer. There may be strengths you have that you don’t recognise, but with their experience and knowledge – they may be able to spot it and let you know that it sets you apart.

Below I’d like to mention a few (not all, blog post would be too long) of these people and share what they taught me.

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