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Passively, Aggressively Fired

27 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Dan was pleased to get the job.  It was a promotion in title, scope of responsibility, more base salary, a larger bonus potential and much better benefits.  He began with confidence, he had all the whistles and bells his new employer was looking for, plus a solid book of experience. On his first day, Dan […] Read more»

The Push to Improve

25 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
It is not what you did yesterday or today, but what you will do tomorrow. This is the battle cry for healthcare’s push to improve, to do it better, safer and cheaper.  Get used to it.  This will be one of many relentless pressures in the lives of healthcare executives for many years to come. […] Read more»

Circle of Trust

23 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The military understands a very important concept in management. You take care of your people. When you put them ahead of yourself, amazing things can happen. Management theorist Simon Sinek, in a powerful TED talk, tells the story of a military officer who repeatedly put himself in harms way so that his wounded men could […] Read more»