I created an Easter themed ebook, thought you all might like it! http://www.messytimes.com/2013/03/the-easter-kids-ebook/
I guess, importantly, I love my work.
I've long been interested in creating better places to work. Perhaps mostly because I've never really enjoyed the environments that I have had to work in (in permanent jobs). Perhaps that is why I haven't had a permanent job in 10 years.
There are other factors - KIDS - or they mysterious work-life balance.
I have 3 of those things called kids and finding jobs that are compatible with them and my husbands work is near impossible. So I long gave up on that.
I've been involved in setting up a coworking space in Brighton, I now just participate in them. Coworking is truly awesome.
I now run my own thing all related to software testing (www.softwaretestingclub.com - www.ministryoftesting.com - www.testninjas.com - www.thetestingplanet.com). And I have set things up to be optimized to be needs. This mostly means organising things around my kids and having things set up so I can work with other people virtually.
It's taken me a while to get to where I am (making a living from something I truly enjoy) and there is still a long way to go. I'm feeling quite chuffed and humbled that everything is going in the right direction.
Thank you for your time!
- Software Testing ClubBoss Boss, 2007 - present
I'm Rosie Sherry. I currently spend my time working on building up community and products for the software testing industry. This includes running the Software Testing Club, a community of 11,000 registered software testers. Producing The Testing Planet, bring awesome-ness content to software testers. And The Ministry of Testing - events and learning opportunities.
I love the web and all the opportunities it brings.
Keywords that describe me: (lean) startups, communities, social web, business strategy, collaboration, coworking and software testing.
I'm married with 3 young kids. One of my biggest drivers is to achieve a work life balance for my family. This isn't easy.
- School of Life
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