Don’t be the IT hero who has to do everything yourself. It might feel good, but you’re an operational bottleneck who doesn’t give others a chance to learn.
So in case anyone didn’t know, I got to speak at Interop Las Vegas 2016 last week. It was an amazing experience, and I think it changed my professional outlook on a lot of things. I had never attended a large conference like this before, and it was slightly daunting in that respect, to say […]
Lots of people dream of starting their own business. If you want to make it a reality, be prepared to grapple with these hard facts.
In the vacuum of two network engineers arguing, there are non-existent ideal situations where networks are built, grow or shrink congruently, and never have bugs. In perpetuity. Forever and ever. Amen. The Forces of Evil From the moment we conceive of a network and through the end of its life, there are numerous competing forces […]
So as we’re all busy network professionals, I’m sure you’ve ran into the problem of a work-life balance. I personally know lots of engineers that have burned out at one time, or their family life has suffered, and their kids barely know them. Now granted these are extreme case scenarios, but it could happen to […]