Tending the Plumbing

Tending the Plumbing

A couple of weeks ago, we returned home from traveling, tired, and grimy after a very long cross-country flight. The only thing on my mind as I pulled into the driveway was a hot shower, a cup of chamomile tea, and my pillow – in that order. As the garage door opened,...
Why do you want to be a CIO?

Why do you want to be a CIO?

In my work with senior IT leaders aspiring to be a CIO, the most common question I ask is, “Why do you want to be a CIO?”  What drives anyone to want to be a CIO. Wanting the title is sometimes the reason. The title alone won’t sustain you through the pressures. Some...
Starting Out On Solid Ground

Starting Out On Solid Ground

Congratulations, you are starting a new role. You’ve made it through the selection process, accepted the offer, and signed the paperwork. You will be working with a new team at a new company in an IT Leadership role. The only thing left is to anticipate the first...