Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why a Non-profit CIO?

When some of my friends that run IT ships in large for-profits ask me why I work in the non-profit field, I usually take a quiet breath, meditate for a couple of seconds and then follow with a non-sequitur like … Continue reading

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You’re still not listening!…

But before you even get that look on your face, know that I’m not going to jump on that oh so familiar IS management guru bandwagon that states the reasons YOU run into issues implementing changes, processes, software, etc. in … Continue reading

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Why Mediocrity? Because it’s cheap

I saw this blog post at Rajesh Setty’s blog about the prevalence of mediocrity. I’ve been following Rajesh for years. He often has great and thought provoking posts so I decided to check it out. After reading I immediately … Continue reading

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Matajuro’s Mad Dash…

A few days ago, I started this blog with the lesson of Matajuro. A student learns… In the account, we see a student who wants to be come a great swordsman, but anxious to how long it will take. Through … Continue reading

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Why the name Warrior?

Someone asked me the other day “Where did the nickname Warrior CIO come from?” In all actuality, it was given to me by a close associate that works as an executive recruiter. Apparently while interviewing a potential candidate for me … Continue reading

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A student learns…

A young man named Matajuro wanted to become a great swordsman, but his father said he wasn’t quick enough and would never learn. So Matajuro went to the famous swordsman Banzo and asked to become his pupil. “How long will … Continue reading

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