Learn 7 keys to success in your career as a Cisco networking professional, as taught by Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 #7945 (R/S and Collaboration). Kevin is the author of multiple Cisco Press titles and is a full-time instructor of Cisco courses.
The 7 keys covered include:
1. Goals, Your Destination Address
We need a consistent practice of creating, planning for, and attaining goals.
2. When Life Gets in the Way
This key is all about staying on track towards our goals when life serves up its inevitable distractions.
3. The Curiosity Key
Cultivating a strong curiosity helps us stay motivated.
4. Time Alchemy
There are tons of books today on time management, and we’ll contrast a couple of the popular approaches out there today. Also, we’ll offer a few tips to get you started.
5. Tomes of Wisdom
With the availability of e-books, it’s easier than ever to have an awesome technical library. We’ll also practice navigating Cisco’s on-line documentation.
6. Getting Your Hands Dirty
Theory is great, but there’s no substitute for hands-on experience. We’ll discuss options for getting your hands on some equipment.
7. A Certified Success
Possessing appropriate certifications can help open doors in your IT career.
Kevin concludes each chapter with a “Tales from the Trenches” section, where he illustrates that chapter’s lesson with a real-world story from his career.