How Much Should You Reveal?

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

“Do you think that the blog I do jeopardizes my ‘executive presence?’” asked Mary — a CIO buddy of mine. “In a way, I do not really care what the answer is. I am willing to continue to write about character and leadership regardless of the professional cost. The purpose and cause is important to […]

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Working For Vacation

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

“You’re taking a picture so you can prove that you’re working?” the man at the next table laughed. “Absolutely,” I kidded. “That’ll be good for tax purposes,” joked his wife. “Good idea,” I smiled. “I’ll send it to my accountant too.” There’s my lead, I thought, as I rushed back to my seat to start […]

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I’m Not The Show

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It was the day before my editor started her vacation, and my colleagues and I were getting nothing done. We each had to map everything we planned to do the following week and go through it with her — in excruciating detail. She then reviewed every possible scenario that might come up in her absence, […]

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When Loyalty Becomes A Detriment

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

“Congratulate (Insert Someone’s Name), and more happening with your network” Now, I love these emails from LinkedIn, as they provide me with an easy way to see what’s going on with the folks in my network. Though I am less interested in “Work Anniversaries,” it is useful to see when folks have changed jobs, and […]

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Before You Ask For More Money

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

“It’s $160/year. Okay for me to give them my new credit card number?” Nancy emailed me on Monday. “Sure. You need it, right?” I responded reflexively. “It’s how I send the WMV webinar files to clients, so yes,” she replied, referencing the product that was formerly called YouSendIt, now HighTail. Now, the old me (the […]

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