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

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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»

DREAMS: Wisdom + Action Plan = Success

4 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“If you really want something you have to work for it.  Now be quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers.” – The great American philosopher, Homer Simpson   TYLER, Texas — As we speed to the end of summer this Labor Day weekend, I have been thinking about a line I used in a […] Read more»