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

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The Culture, Their Spirit Lives On 33 Years Later

14 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Over the years I have written and spoken frequently about how change in the business landscape effects strategy, leadership skills, executive careers and, indeed, the existence of entire companies. Change takes a staggering toll on companies and people.  If you look at the Fortune 500 from the mid-1950s only 50 or so companies remain on […] Read more»

Quality Care:  Where Does It Start?

9 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Dan, 54,  had been a CEO of a respected community medical center for more than 12 years.  He loved his job.  He was paid very well and his family was established in the community on multiple levels — civic work, schools and extra-curricular activities, club memberships and church. His medical staff and board seemed happy […] Read more»

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»