Du’an Lightfoot interview: Announcement! CCNA Tips, Job Tips, Is CCNA worth it? #LabEveryday & more!

Du’an discusses his CCNA tips and life lessons in this call. Is the CCNA worth it? How did the CCNA change his life?

What we discussed in this call:
1) Du’an introduction: 00:47
2) Du’an announcement: 01:45
3) Helpdesk transition to Network Engineer: 03:15
4) Are you stuck in life? Du’an’s story: 04:20
5) No trust fund? How did you bootstrap yourself: 06:30
6) Airforce experience: 07:35
7) What happened after the military 08:50
8) Advice for military veterans: 10:30
9) How a city can affect your life? 11:55
10) Cisco inspiration: 13:30
11) Job hopping and CCNP experience: 14:31
12) Need to think carefully and just not jump ship: 16:05
13) Is the CCNA a waste of time? 16:45
14) How did CCNA changed your life? 17:45
15) Tips for those struggling with their CCNA: 19:00
16) CCNA career opportunities: 19:51
17) What is lab everyday? 19:51
18) Degree vs CCNA: 20:38
19) Java for network engineers: 27:05
20) Python for network engineers: 31:15
21) Get a mentor: 32:53
22) The #LabEveryday movement: 34:14
23) Time management tips: 37:30
24) Important things vs urgent things: 40:30
25) Social Media Tips; time management. Who to follow: 41:12
26) Be careful what you consume: 42:34
27) Why did you start your YouTube channel: 43:20
28) What is the aim with your YouTube channel: 43:44
29) What about the future? Where are you going? 44:33
30) Cisco ICE: 46:04
31) SolarWinds: 46:49
32) Network Management: 48:18
33) Which topics and technologies to focus on: 49:49
34) Don’t wait for all the lights to be green: 50:48
35) CCNA Exam tips and tricks: 55:55
36) Cisco networking community, home lab, Packet Tracer, GNS3: 53:53
37) MPLS videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcTHmOqDWvY 1:01:01
38) CCNA are most people struggle with: 01:01:24
39) Subnetting like a boss: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1FNZsxyTgY 01:02:30
40) Boxing story = life lessons: 01:04:26
41) Do you need lots of experience? 1:06:01

Du’an Lightfoot YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeXMAP0cZ-VZ0VHX9ZV2Abw
How CCNA changed my life: https://youtu.be/TqE4Uc-pLjw
Subnetting like a boss: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1FNZsxyTgY
MPLS videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcTHmOqDWvY

David’s Python course:
Udemy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/QYC988
GNS3 Academy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/vnZJhg
DavidBombal.com: Course is included in your subscription: http://www.davidbombal.com


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