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


The Rest of the Story

8 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
“You have written about that before….” When you have penned more than 500 blogs over the years it is not a hot news flash that you will cover ground you have plowed before. Story tellers have a  dreadful fear of telling someone a clever, funny story that they have told before.  If you are a […] Read more»

Thanks Dad

1 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Life is not fair.  We are reminded of that inconvenience on a regular basis, usually about the time we are feeling so supremely good about things.  What could go wrong? I have always believed that the inevitable setbacks, most especially those that occur when you are feeling good about your superiority, are God’s way of […] Read more»

Creepy Friday

13 June, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Tonight is the full moon.  It is Friday the 13th.  These two events do not occur very often. For some people, this is pretty creepy.  “Despite many myths, the full moon does not actually embolden criminals, bring about births or make people mad, studies show.  And while Friday the 13th superstitions may be well entrenched, […] Read more»