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How to make accurate estimates in an Agile environment – Part 2

This is the second installment of a 3-Part article regarding a question from a busy SQA Huddle Lead professional: How can we create more accurate estimates in an Agile space? With all our analysts as beginner, in an Agile space, I don’t believe they have been exposed to any concept of "resource estimation" or "test execution rate", and therefore providing...

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How to Make Accurate Estimates in an Agile Environment – Part 1

Part 1 Today’s question comes from a busy SQA Huddle Lead professional: How can we create more accurate estimates in an Agile space? With all our analysts as beginner, in an Agile space, I don’t believe they have been exposed to any concept of "resource estimation" or "test execution rate", and therefore providing a good baseline of "how many TCs...

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How Can We Tackle Multiple Language Issues Within Our Portal?

Today’s question comes from a busy entrepreneur: How can we tackle multiple language issues within our portal? I am currently involved in the management of a B2B platform, eWorldTrade. The problem is that we cannot hire thousands of customer service representatives to deal with the huge number of clients registering everyday belonging to different countries. The problem with most of...

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How can I Grow Business on a Large Scale?

Today’s question comes from a busy entrepreneur: How can I grow my accounting and bookkeeping business on a large scale? . Even though the question is specifically regarding “accounting and bookkeeping” – the answer will work for most other small businesses. “On a large scale” can mean different things to different people. For this article, we will equate “on a...

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Switching Careers Gracefully

Today’s question comes from a busy professional: Life circumstances, interests, financial obligations, and the job market can all create the need to change careers multiple times throughout your life. What advice can you offer people who need or want to change careers? This could include tips on going back to school, leveraging your network in a new industry, writing a...

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How to Tell Your Boss No Without Saying

Today’s question comes from a busy professional: I’m looking for advice on how to say no to your boss without actually using the word “no.” Often we are asked to work over the weekend, stay late at night or attend an event that conflicts with a personal event like a concert or a wedding. How do we say no to...

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How to Objectively Measure Soft Skills in Employee Feedback

Last article we were discussing “How to give feedback employees will here?” In that article, we used very objective examples. It was easy to measure performance against technical tasks, but how does one determine SMART goals for soft or people skills? Let’s review the same tips, but this time – with soft skills examples. Setting the stage Giving an effective...

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How to Give Feedback Employees Will Hear

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – the The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management and work-life balance strategies. A busy professional has this question regarding employee performance reviews....

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Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught? (Part 2)

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – the The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management and work-life balance strategies. A busy professional has this question regarding teaching someone to...

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Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught? (Part 1)

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – the The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management and work-life balance strategies. A busy professional has this question regarding teaching someone to...

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