Persuasion engineering

Mentorship stands out as one of my favorite parts of working in technology and I’ve been fortunate to be on both sides of mentoring relationships over the years. One common aspect of career growth is the ability to come up with a solution and then persuade other people to get on board with it. Not every change is a winner, but if you feel strongly that your solution will improve your product, transform your customer experience, or just make everyone’s lives a little easier, how do you convince other people to join you?...

2021-07-11 · 12 min · Major Hayden

One RHCA exam down, five to go

While I’m not the biggest proponent of certifications, I still think you can learn some valuable information while studying for some certification tests. A good example of that is Red Hat’s System Monitoring and Performance Tuning Expertise Exam. It’s one test out of five in the Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) track of exams. I passed the exam this week and it’s definitely one of the most difficult certification exams I’ve ever taken....

2011-01-07 · 1 min · Major Hayden