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Slice of Americana

25 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
John is taking a couple of blog days off for the Thanksgiving holidays.  His thrice weekly posts will resume on Monday, Nov. 30.  Today’s post, Slice of Americana, originally appeared on Feb 8, 2013. Happy Thanksgiving!    The news business will always be a part of who I am. As a former reporter, I confess that […] Read more»

Can You Build And Lead Teams?  

23 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Can you build and lead teams?   That is a common question in most interviews, especially those that use the behavior and values approach to sorting out candidates.  Since employees are an organization’s most important and valuable asset, I think that question is spot on. When it is framed in that manner, interviewers are focusing […] Read more»

The Good and Bad of ‘Just Good Enough’

20 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In the American jumble of providers and services that we like to call a “healthcare system”, there is a phrase that is the enemy of all that we are supposed to stand for — Just good enough. This simple little phrase is infected with implications most of which are not very good when it comes […] Read more»