Be Ready for the Next Big Tech and Stick to Your Plan with Broadus Palmer

Accelerate Your Career Every Week - NOW

Tips & advice for advancing your career. Get my most powerful tips FOR FREE. No spam, ever.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on reddit

Broadus Palmer

Broadus Palmer is a Google Cloud Training Architect and Cloud Career Coach. He is focused on helping individuals who are strongly committed to changing their lives by advancing or transitioning careers in the cloud industry.

He’s an in-demand coach, specializing in hands-on coaching with the industry’s hottest tools and skills along with motivation aimed at changing your mindset.

In this episode, Phil and Broadus Palmer discuss how to be ready for the next big thing, so your skills are always in demand. They talk about the importance of having a plan and sticking to it. As well as how to leverage what you are learning to help others, build a community and move your career forward.


Broadus Palmer


Level Up With Broadus – Check out Broadus Palmer’s website!

2 Top Career Tips

1) Sometimes success loves speed. At times, you will need to fast track your learning to take advantage of new opportunities. To push yourself to be ready. If something new comes out and you think it is going to be hot, go for it. Learn all you can, when it takes off you will be ahead of the game and be in high demand. Phil and Broadus also talk about how to improve your ability to see the whole picture and problem solve using the tech you already know.
2) Stick to your plan. Too many people jump from one thing to another. If you do that, you cannot capitalize on what you are learning and move forward.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

When Broadus wanted to switch to an IT career he was advised to secure cloud certifications and was told that if he did that he would easily get a job. He secured the AWS solutions architect, developer, and sysops associate certificates. Only to realize at his first job interview that it was not enough. He could not answer most of their questions.  It was pretty embarrassing and deflating. But, this did not stop him. In the podcast, he explains what he did to fix the problem.

Career Highlight

Building his own business and creating his first few courses, which enabled him to start helping people to change their life.

The Future

The fact that there is always something new means it is always possible to change direction, which enables you to find your purpose. You can create whatever you want in the IT industry, there are no limits.

The Reveal

What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?

The opportunity to change my life.

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

Learn it, Lab it, Cert it.

What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

Just getting certifications is not enough to get you an IT job. They are just the start; experience matters far more.

If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?

Create content and share what you are learning from the very start. It is critical to building your brand.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Building out his cloud coaching business and help at least a 1000 people take things to the next level.

What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?

His ability to connect with people and being able to create content that helps others.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Broadus is a continual learner. It keeps things fresh and gives him new material to create courses about.

What do you do in your spare time away from technology?

Broadus enjoys spending time with his family creating new memories and making sure they know they are important to him.

Contact The Guest

Contact Broadus Palmer through the following social media platforms:



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Accelerate Your Career Every Week - NOW

Tips & advice for advancing your career. Get my most powerful tips FOR FREE. No spam, ever.

Privacy Policy

At IT Career Energizer, accessible at, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by IT Career Energizer and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at [email protected] 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

IT Career Energizer’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • IT Career Energizer needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given IT Career Energizer permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in IT Career Energizer’s legitimate interests
  • IT Career Energizer needs to comply with the law

IT Career Energizer will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

IT Career Energizer follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website,  IT Career Energizer uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL –

Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.


Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of IT Career Energizer.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on IT Career Energizer, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that IT Career Energizer has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

IT Career Energizer’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

IT Career Energizer does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in IT Career Energizer. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.