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50+ Lessons From 50 Books

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This Book is a Summary of 50 Books read in Happy Book Reading Club (HBR) from 2020 to 2021. Enjoy the lessons from a diverse range of books on Testing, Automation, Hacking, Habits, Writing, Thinking, Productivity, Software Engineering, Innovation, Design, Management, Finance, Personality Development, Soft Skills, etc.

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Rahul Parwal
Rahul Parwal

Rahul Parwal is a seeker at heart; his love for Indian Mythology & Cricket and his ability to connect them with real-life situations gives him an edge both on professional and personal fronts.  

A firm believer of Right Education and an ardent advocate of Open-Source mentality. A great company to be with who will ensure that every conversation turns out to be as stimulating as a cup of hot coffee.

Check out his blog here: testingtitbits.com

He is available on LinkedIn @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahul-parwal/ and on Twitter @ https://twitter.com/parwalrahul

Ajay Balamurugadas
Ajay Balamurugadas

Ajay Balamurugadas, goes by the handle ‘ajay184f’ in the testing community and is continuously re-inventing his testing methodology. He co-founded Weekend Testing – a worldwide movement for skilled testing, authored multiple books available at bit.ly/booksaj and bit.ly/ajleanpub. His friends associate the terms – ‘Change Agent, Idea Man, Motivational’ to him. He tweets under @ajay184f and loves to have long conversations on software testing and life in general. He is currently working at GSPANN Technologies, Inc. as Senior Director – QE. When not testing, he spends time with his wife and two children.

Table of Contents

  • Thoughts on HBR Club
  • 1. Who Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spencer Johnson
  • 2. Exploring Requirements by Donald C. Gause and Gerald M. Weinberg
  • 3. How to Sell Yourself by Joe Girard
  • 4. The "A" Word by Alan Page
  • 5. Ikigai by Francesc Miralles and Hector Garcia
  • 6. Explore It by Elisabeth Hendrickson
  • 7. 9 Daily Habits of Warren Buffet by Isaac Fox
  • 8. How to Break Software by James A. Whittaker
  • 9. The BEST Advice I Ever Got by The Business Today Team
  • 10. A Practitioner's Guide to Software Test Design by Lee Copeland
  • 11. How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job by Dale Carnegie
  • 12. Lessons Learned in Software Testing by Cem Kaner, James Bach and Bret Pettichord
  • 13. The How to Easily Handle Difficult People Handbook by Murray Oxman
  • 14. Tap Into Mobile Application Testing by Jonathan Kohl
  • 15. Lessons From A Monkey King by Arthur F. Carmazzi
  • 16. Agile Testing Condensed by Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin
  • 17. Edison on Innovation by Alan Axelrod
  • 18. 50+ Mistakes by Ajay Balamurugadas
  • 19. The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli
  • 20. Fifty Quick Ideas To Improve Your Tests by David E. Evans and Gojko Adzic
  • 21. Win Your Inner Battles by Darius Foroux
  • 22. Mobile Testing Ready Reckoner by Ajay Balamurugadas and Sundaresan Krishnaswami
  • 23. The Drive-Thru is NOT always Faster by Mike Lyles
  • 24. 50+ Tips To Win Testing Contests by Ajay Balamurugadas
  • 25. HBR - A Bold Experiment by HBR Club
  • 26. Highly Productive Remote Work by Darius Foroux
  • 27. Perfect Software and Other Illusions About Quality by Gerald M. Weinberg
  • 28. Your 27 Hour Day by R Poornalingam
  • 29. Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, and Jill Butler
  • 30. The Greatness Guide by Robin Sharma
  • 31. Hacking For Beginners by Cooper Alvin
  • 32. Executive Presence by Sylvia Ann Hewlett
  • 33. Weinberg on Writing by Gerald M. Weinberg
  • 34. Deep Work by Cal Newport
  • 35. Experiences of Test Automation by Dorothy Graham, and Mark Fewster
  • 36. Productivity Hacks by Emily Price
  • 37. 50+ Tips to Improve Tester-Programmer Relationship by Ajay Balamurugadas
  • 38. The Secret Letters by Robin Sharma
  • 39. Universal Methods of Design by Bella Martin and Bruce Hanington
  • 40. How To Get From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be by Jack Canfield
  • 41. Hands-On Mobile App Testing by Daniel Knott
  • 42. The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle
  • 43. Agile Accessibility Handbook by Dylan Barrell
  • 44. Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • 45. Scrum: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Learn and Master Scrum Agile Framework by Hein Smith
  • 46. 25 Small Habits by Manoj Chenthamarakshan
  • 47. UX Design and Usability Mentor Book by Emrah Yayici
  • 48. 31 Financial Mistakes by Apurva Parikh
  • 49. 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know by Barbee Davis
  • 50. Power Writing by Brandon Royal

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