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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

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Circle of Trust

23 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The military understands a very important concept in management. You take care of your people. When you put them ahead of yourself, amazing things can happen. Management theorist Simon Sinek, in a powerful TED talk, tells the story of a military officer who repeatedly put himself in harms way so that his wounded men could […] Read more»

5 Questions to Ask Your CEO Recruiter

6 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Every year, hundreds of hospitals recruit a new CEO. And every year, a surprisingly high number of the successful candidates fail to survive two years. Even more disturbing, many who do survive are marginal performers – they are not good enough to take the hospital to the next level of performance but they are not […] Read more»

Creating Your Value Proposition And Selling Your Value

11 February, 2015 Posted by Nancy Swain
Let’s talk value. Value is relative. Value Added, Value Proposition, Value Messages, Positioning Value… We’ve all heard about “added value”, there’s no value that’s a real value unless it is relevant to the listener and their needs. Many of us have professional backgrounds where we sold services and “value”. My passion is in capturing value and […] Read more»