[Re: This may be stupid but.. ]

Wesley Vaux Wesley.Vaux at globalknowledge.com
Mon Nov 10 20:24:11 UTC 2003

 I once was in a class sitting beside a CCIE that asked me what the command
syntax was.  I have no faith in the certified.

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Levine [mailto:matt-keyword-nanog.aedae7 at deliver3.com] 
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 2:50 PM
To: Daniel Roesen
Cc: Nanog List (E-mail)
Subject: Re: [Re: This may be stupid but.. ]

On Nov 10, 2003, at 2:38 PM, Daniel Roesen wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 12:51:55PM -0500, Fisher, Shawn wrote:
>> I agree certifications are overated at best.
>> Give me someone with the right attitude and I'll teach him anything.
>> Showing the ability to get things done is the greatest skill imo.
> I once read the following and saved it away...
> "Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity; second, motivation; 
> third, capacity; fourth, understanding; fifth, knowledge; and last and 
> least, experience. Without integrity, motivation is dangerous; without 
> motivation, capacity is impotent; without capacity, understanding is 
> limited; without understanding, knowledge is meaningless; without 
> knowledge, experience is blind. Experience is easy to provide and 
> quickly put to good use by people with all the other qualities."
> Have no clue who's the origin.

So what you're saying is you want cisco to certify people's integrity? 

> Best regards,
> Daniel
Matt Levine <matt at deliver3.com>
"The Trouble with doing anything right the first time is that nobody
appreciates how difficult it was."  -BIX

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