John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B


Career Management: An Exercise In Entrepreneurship

31 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that! The Red Queen, Alice Through the Looking Glass   The vast majority of healthcare executives I have interviewed do not see […] Read more»

5 Characteristics of Excellent Rural/Community Hospital Boards

26 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
EDITOR’S NOTE:  Today’s post is the last in a current series of blogs that John has written over the past several months regarding small-rural community hospitals.  These organizations are one of his passions in healthcare. John’s experience supporting community hospitals dates to his work at Affiliated Hospitals, part of Hermann Hospital in Houston, which helped […] Read more»

Three Pillars of A Vibrant Small Town

24 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
There are three essential pillars that comprise commonly accepted standards for a vibrant small town community;  good schools, good city government and good hospital/healthcare.  These pillars make all else possible — meaningful economic development, the recruitment of good teachers, good city services and a sustainable quality of life for everyone. You take any one of the […] Read more»