Sales, Scapegoats & The Senseless Blame Game

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

As soon as I turned the corner into the parking lot, I knew I’d made a big mistake. The first thing that gave it away was the presence of several news vans in front of the store. The second was the line of people being filmed by the folks who came out of those news […]

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Why We All Need Mentors

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Hi Anthony, Wanted to outreach to you for coaching and guidance. Exploring new career endeavors. Let me know a good time to sync with you. Look forward to it.” First off, I will not tell a lie — it is very flattering when someone thinks you can give them good advice, but this is not […]

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Taking It All In

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“I want to take the boys to get haircuts,” my wife texted me from upstairs. “Go ahead,” I responded, knowing this wasn’t the reply she was hoping for. But my mother-in-law was over, and I felt certain five would be a crowd. To my pleasant surprise, when my wife came downstairs, she had settled on […]

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Now Comes The Fun Part

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Takeaway from the CHIME conference? Takeaway from the CHIME conference… What did I see? What’s the most important thing that happened? What’s the lesson?” As I sat down to write my post-CHIME Fall Forum column (which you are currently reading), I tried the above line of inquiry, one that usually works to get the keyboard […]

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The Real Leader On The Field

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“The work gets done through other people. I may have the title, but I’m not the boss. A lot of guys who do what I do consider themselves the quarterback — to use another football analogy — but the position I feel I’ve always played is the one of center, because the people who really […]

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