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Episode 21

Last updated Sep 4, 2022 Edit Source

# Episode 21

Welcome to episode 21 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [ @NerdJourney]! We’re John White ( @vJourneyman) and Nick Korte ( @NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we discuss Nick’s 1 Year Check-in at VMware, Part 1. 

Original Recording Date: 2019-1-19 



Topics – Nick’s 1 Year Check-in at VMware, Part 1 - Nick’s Observations 


# 5:06 – Context And Working From Home 

# 14:57 Adjusting to travel 

  * Local, out of state, special functions) 

  * Expense reports were new to this role.  It took practice to make them routine. 

    * John mentions that he uses Automatic to track business mileage 

    * Have a system, and stick to it 

    * Consider the aggregation of marginal gains from Chasing Excellence by Ben Bergeron 

  * Travel to special trainings events can be voluntary 

  * Planning meals and customer visits takes time and effort 

  * Administrative catch up is necessary after travel days 

# 21:36 Expectations coming into the role