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Feb 14th 2014

What to do When You Fail an IT Exam

We all fail at things in life. If you attempt enough stuff, you are bound to fail on occasion. Losing is a part of winning, as the saying goes. I failed my first attempt at the Cisco CCNA exam back in 2001. I’d studied for weeks but deep down knew I still wasn’t ready. I…

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Feb 14th 2014

Waiting for Your Boss to Pay for Your IT Training?

I’ve worked for a mix of companies over the years. Some were very proactive when it came to taking IT exams. They would give you time off to study and even pay for exam vouchers. They could see the value of qualified staff, as well as the positive effect it had on morale and retention.…

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Mar 20th 2014

Should You Study for Fun or Money?

When I was in the police force back in 1999, I had a visit from a friend who was working as an IT freelancer in London doing basic Windows support. I think it was Windows 98 and NT. He told me how much he was making, and I nearly fell over. It was more than…

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Apr 22nd 2014

Don’t Take Directions From Someone Who is Lost

Rarely does a day go by without somebody telling me I’m doing something wrong. The other day, a skinny guy at the gym told me my form was wrong. A guy who had never run a business told me I was making the wrong decisions for my marketing strategy, and somebody with no kids told…

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Jun 24th 2014

How to Get Motivated For Your IT Studies

Most people who set a goal quit. This applies to weight loss, writing a book, getting out of debt and passing an exam. I've done it myself so I'm not pretending it doesn't apply to me. But, after a lot of soul searching and reflection I finally got to the bottom of what was holding…

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