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


Mom Is Not A Mere Statistic

9 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Tomorrow, March 10, it will have been seven years since my mom died, the victim of a preventable patient care mistake in a hospital. I was in Chicago preparing to speak to two sessions at the Congress of the American College of Healthcare Executives. That she died was no surprise. A week before, we had […] Read more»

Truth In Airline Advertising: NOT!

8 October, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
EN ROUTE TO CHICAGO — So, here I am aboard United Airlines flight 1141 en route to Chicago for a meeting.  I am using this time to write my Wednesday blog because today’s schedule is a hectic one.  After the meeting, I catch a return flight to Dallas.  I better type fast because the electrical […] Read more»

A 1960s Lifestyle in SW Texas

19 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
In a small isolated ranching town in Southwest Texas — a place with no movie theater, no Walmart, no car dealership, one drug store and only three or four places to eat — there is a little of the 1950s and 1960s that is alive and well. It is not a new phenomenon to the […] Read more»