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The Quantum Age of IT: Why everything you know about IT is about to change by Charles Araujo

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CHAPTER 11: FIVE SKILLS EVERY ITPROFESSIONAL NEEDS NOW

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

Ancient proverb

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.

Doris Lessing

If you hold a cat by the tail, you learn things that you cannot learn any other way.

Mark Twain

Learning something new can be one of the most exciting things in the world. Learning something new can be one of the scariest things in the world. A lot of times, it is both. And, as Mark Twain points out in his colorful way, in many cases there is simply no other way to learn than by doing something.

As we dive into the five skills that you must learn, that is an important point to understand. This is not about ‘book ...

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