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This Is Not Just A Throw Away Line

30 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
  “Your people are your most important asset.” There are three things I would like to say about that phrase. Well, actually four, but in this blog I try to avoid curse words. It is one of the immutable truths in business. Healthcare organizations love to include that phrase in their annual community reports. Strikingly, […] Read more»

The Language of Finding A Job Is In Defining Your Value

28 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The concept that led to the creation of the so-called elevator speech is dead. Thank goodness. As most of you know it was a favorite term, a tool, a recommendation that career coaches liked to pass along to those who were thinking about, or actually looking for a new job. The problem with this elevator […] Read more»

Planning For The Future, It All Begins With You

26 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Last week, John spoke to the Texas Organization for Rural and Community Hospitals Leadership Retreat at the Lakeway Resort and Spa near Austin. His topic – Talent Management: Your People Are Your Most Important Asset. The pace of change in healthcare reform is picking up speed. It promises to be an interesting 2015 for all […] Read more»