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Deadly Leadership Virus

16 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The definition of what makes an ideal leader is evolving.  In healthcare that evolution is about to kick into high gear. An A+ leader is one who can excite and energize the troops to help them move through the dramatic shifts in how a business must operate in a global economy.  Jack Welch, former GE […] Read more»

Roaming the Streets In Search of…

11 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I have always been curious.  Some would say nosey.  This affliction began at a very young age, around 3, when my family lived in a Houston enclave. My curiosity manifested itself in a desire to be out and about, to meet people and to find out stuff.  This desire led me to roam my street […] Read more»

How To Handle Being Fired

9 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
“I am sorry but we have decided to go in a different direction.  Human Resources is expecting you.  They have the details of your package.  Thank you.” You have just been sacked, shown the door, fired.  Even if you knew there were issues, when it finally happens it is one of life’s most jarring moments.  […] Read more»