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

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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»

Why Do You Do Those Things For Clients?

4 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
I have several friends who work for national search firms – you know the names – The Largest in the World and Otherwise Known As We the People. We recently discussed what is happening in healthcare and our respective approaches to the executive search process. They both asked similar questions when I shared my approach: […] Read more»