One Storm At A Time

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

“Hi Anthony, I have a called meeting tomorrow that conflicts with tomorrow’s webinar. No need to change anything – I would like to propose one of my key lieutenants present in my absence. Are you OK with that? Sorry for the short notice, and appreciate your understanding, some things you just cannot control.” First off, when “are […]

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Anticipating The Potholes

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

Looking at my watch, exhausted, I was stunned to see it was only 11 AM. “They are going to kill me,” I thought. It was Saturday and I was the sole source of sustenance and, of course, entertainment for our wild boys (Tyler, 5 and Parker, 3). My wife was laid up with a flu […]

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Expansion Doesn’t Always Mean Growth

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

“So what’s the vision for the company? What’s the vision for growth and expansion?” asked a CIO friend Kate and I were having lunch with. “Um, well, you know, we’re just doing what we do and trying to do it better and better, and we’ve launched a few new products in the last few months, […]

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Parting Ways The Right Way

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

“So that’s that,” I half-said, half-asked my wife. “We’re not going to bring her back.” “Yeah,” she said. “I guess so.” It was a tough decision — an unpleasant one — but one we had nonetheless arrived at after careful examination. One of our part-time nannies (we have two to cover the needed hours) was […]

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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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