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

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The Stories Behind Leadership Success

19 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
  “When I was young I fell in love with stories…” ~  “Projectionist”,  Sleeping At Last   The love of stories is an important quality for writers, movie producers and directors, preachers and chief executive officers. This leadership quality is an especially important asset for executives in an industry undergoing transformative change with consolidations, layoffs, […] Read more»

Interview Questions You SHOULD Ask

1 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
An organization’s culture is not something you can simply read about and master.  This is especially true for executive recruiters and candidates. Understanding the organization’s culture plays a critical role in determining whether a candidate succeeds in her or his new job. The culture is so much more than a set of framed and widely […] Read more»

Make It Personal

15 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
A friend, an accomplished and respected Hospital CEO, has seen health care from the other side.  Recently, a beloved family member died.  He took early retirement so that he and his wife could offer full support. This heart wrenching ordeal offered him a unique perspective on what healthcare in the US has become — a business […] Read more»