From Rumination Comes Illumination

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

The alarm goes off at 5:35 AM. I roll out of bed and make my way to the bathroom to brush my teeth and shower before throwing on some clothes and making my way in to see Tyler — who is almost 5 — at 6. He’s still at the fun age where he wants […]

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What You Need To Consider Before Signing On The Dotted Line

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

From the David Mamet play, Glengarry, Glen Ross: Roma sees something outside the window. ROMA: Oh, Christ. LEVENE: The hell with him. We’ll go to lunch, the leads won’t be up for… ROMA: You’re a client. I just sold you five waterfront Glengarry Farms. I rub my head, throw me the cue “Kenilworth.” LEVENE: What […]

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Playing Devil’s Advocate

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

“Every morning I have to decide if I’m going to get on the train or jump in front of it,” Larry said, as the room broke out in laughter. We were having Parker’s three-year-old birthday party and our neighbors, Larry and Sally, had come over with their five-year old twins. Larry had been regaling us […]

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The Great Furnace Caper, Part II

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

“Daddy!” came the all-too-familiar cry of our soon-to-be three year old, Parker, at 3 AM. For whatever reason I am, and have always been, the night watchman, so I rolled out of bed to see what was up. “A bird keeps flying into my window,” he whimpered. “There it is again.” As I heard the […]

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When Assumptions Become Laborous

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

“Hey Ant, how are you doing?” Rosie, our once-a-week nanny, said. “Good. What’s up?” I asked, assuming it was something unpleasant. Rosie is very self-sufficient and almost never calls me during the day. “Well, it’s kind of cold in here,” she said, reluctant to complain. “Can we turn the heat up?” “I wish we could, […]

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