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Nothing Is Getting Done

20 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, D.C. — I don’t usually write about politics in this space.  Today, I am making an exception.  I am in our nation’s capital, working.  That is more than I can say for our national elected officials.  They are playing around, practicing for the mid-term elections. They are aided and abetted by the talking heads […] Read more»

ACA + Deficit Reduction – Cuts to Healthcare = Opportunity

18 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
It’s over. That period of time, and accompanying belief system, where regardless of how messy attempts to reform healthcare become, that everything will somehow work out, that the business model we know will survive relatively unchanged, is just not realistic. Yet, you would be surprised how much wishful thinking is detracting some healthcare CEOs and […] Read more»

Thinking Out Loud – BlackBerry and Affordable Care Act

3 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
What do BlackBerry and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have in common? Within the next seven years they will both be irrelevant, an asterisk in the history of business. For BlackBerry it will probably happen sooner. They got too comfortable. Their corporate leaders failed to sustain innovation or understand where that innovation would lead. They […] Read more»