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 […]

Share

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 […]

Share

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 […]

Share

Try First, Ask Second

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

“Attached please find 3 Additional PointRoll tags for the Awareness campaign on the healthsystemCIO site(s). IF THESE TAGS WERE NOT SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED TO MOBILE INVENTORY BY YOUR MEDIA AGREEMENT, PLEASE TARGET AWAY FROM MOBILE BROWSERS TO PREVENT A HIGH RATE OF DEFAULT IMPRESSIONS.” Ok, I thought, we’re not in Kansas anymore. You see, in an […]

Share

Knowing When To Get Out Of The Pool

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

“Are you ready to get out of the water?” asked Lily, the swim lessons program manager. “I sure am,” I replied eagerly. “What’s up?” “I have an opening at the next level and I think Parker’s ready,” she said. “At that level you don’t have to get in the water with him anymore.” “That sounds […]

Share