Success, Snooze Buttons & The Slippery Slope

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

“It’s great you can take a day off whenever you want,” he said, “Isn’t it?” “Well, you have to be very careful about that,” I said. “I think part of becoming successful, and staying that way, is putting in a consistent effort every day. The fact that there is no boss in the office waiting […]

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What Are You Running From?

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

“I just saw your buddy over at Marist (Hall),” said my archeology professor, Dr. Lewis, referring to my anthropology professor, Dr. Cooper. “Oh yeah?” I said. “Yeah. He said he wasn’t going to make it to your graduation party,” Dr. Lewis explained with some obvious satisfaction. The two were not the best of friends. Some […]

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The Art Of Assigning Seats

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

I was frustrated. I had just been promoted to my first management position overseeing other editors, and I simply could not get the kind of results from one in particular (Fred) whom I knew was capable of great things. Unfortunately, as an inexperienced leader, I was in the, “Why won’t he just do what I […]

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Becoming Recommendation-Worthy

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

Occasionally, I’m asked to write a letter of reference or recommendation for an industry professional. Moments ago, I sat down to perform such a request and, as I began to gather my thoughts, reflected on how the next few minutes — and the ideas that either did or did not flash through my mind — […]

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The Business We’re All In

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

“I can’t believe it, it’s after 4 and she hasn’t called,” I thought to myself. I sat down at the computer and began to type: Sally, It is 4:10 and I do not think I’ve received a call from you today. Am I mistaken? Thank you, Anthony I have learned that this “am I wrong?” […]

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