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What do you do when you have an important new project that you’d like to delegate to a staff member, but your entire team is swamped? If you go ahead and dump it on them anyway, in the hopes that... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Career Troubleshoot: Beware of OPG (Other People’s Goals)

If your goals aren’t your own, you won’t be motivated to achieve them, and even if you do, the sense of accomplishment will be empty. Most of us over age 30 remember the song OPP from the 90s. The... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Do You Have a Time Wasting Personality?

Improve your productivity by getting rid of these tendencies. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track ... (more)

How to Get the Best From Virtual Employees

Some days it’s a challenge just to manage the people who sit within 10 feet of you, let alone someone who is 500 miles away or even on another continent. But that’s becoming more of an everyday... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Agile Testing Challenges - Web Services Testing Issues

This is the fourth installment of blogs regarding the Top 5 Agile Testing Challenges. Now that Agile development is mainstream and each day more teams are migrating from Waterfall to Agile development, it's important to understand how this methodology shift impacts testing teams. This blog is the first in a series of blogs where I will break down the common challenges that Agile testing teams face and talk about how to solve them. For those that aren't familiar with the differences between Agile and Waterfall development, here is a quick refresher: Agile development introduces ti... (more)