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

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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»

The Medical Industrialized Complex and My Pill Spill

7 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Tonight was my pill night – exciting times for Dallas on a weekday night – and like many of you I am the victim of the medical industrialized complex, aka, an integrated health system.  Two things happened today – one bad and another very irritating. I was experiencing a few side effects from the Lipitor […] Read more»

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»