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

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Texting and Social Media Can Harm Communication

9 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In business communication, the role of email, texting and the use of social media platforms are rapidly evolving in scope and degree of importance. The irony here is that senior business leaders, who on one hand will often have little or nothing to do with social media personally, are learning to rely on it to […] Read more»

The Digital Divide

26 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I was an early adopter of the BlackBerry in the mid-2000s — not the email only pager-like device, but the smartphone which was rapidly becoming an essential piece of equipment for serious business road warriors like myself. If you got an email on it you could bet it was business related and probably important.  When […] Read more»

The Perils of Connectivity

9 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Technology is reshaping our lives. We hear that again and again.  Well, our lives certainly are changing but I believe that it is digital connectivity, not technology, which is driving this change and fueling social upheaval. #145056981 / From the way we interact with our family, friends and customers, to the way we get […] Read more»