Here we are, halfway through our current revolution. That’s right; it’s been 6 months since we flipped our Gregorian calendars and celebrated 2019 as a new year. In that time, we’ve celebrated an Equinox, a Solstice, and quite a few birthdays (including mine). Hopefully we’ve also made some progress against our goals, and reached closer to […]
New Year’s Resolutions suck. Always have, always will. Goals are what you want, not resolutions. And you don’t need to wait until December to set goals. In fact, you should be setting them and reviewing them constantly. I keep my BIG goals on a list that is pushed to all of my devices. I review […]
Note: Feel free to skip right to the book list below if you like. I’ve been on a mission to read more, again. Throughout my life I’ve had periods where I read a lot and others where I’ve read a little. There are lots of reasons, excuses really, for these reading recessions. Like all distractions […]
Ideas without execution are a hobby and I’m not in the hobby business. ~Phil McKinney Innovating is the practice of executing on ideas. It’s also a discipline I’ve been studying most of my life. That’s why I was so excited to read Luis Perez-Brava‘s book Innovating: A Doer’s Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling […]
I’m trying a “Quick Take” approach to book reviews here for the first time with Kevin Kelly’s The Inevitable. I’ve been a fan since the very first time I saw Kevin Kelly speak: Shortly I realized that he was one of the driving forces behind much of the great content and lasting change in […]
I’m a margin writer. A highlighter. An underliner. A dog-ear bender. It’s one of the main reasons that I still prefer physical books to e-readers. It helps me absorb what I’m reading, and to find the key lessons again later. I’ve learned that there’s an even better way to truly retain and understand what I’ve […]
Since my FAQ on the JNCIP-M continues to be one of the most popular posts I have written here on my blog, I guess it makes sense to compliment that with a similar FAQ for the JNCIE-M lab exam. For consistency, I will try and answer all the same questions I did for the JNCIP […]
While my experience is with the Juniper M&T series track specifically, most of these suggestions should help with any JNTCP hands-on test and probably other vendors as well. So if you are planning to sit for a practical exam; follow these 13 tips for passing Juniper lab tests and greatly improve your chances!