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Psychology of Change: Critical Skill for CEOs

10 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What does psychology have to do with Obamacare and healthcare reform?  A lot, actually. Leaders who do not appreciate the ins and outs of the psychology of change will find themselves in deep holes of conflict and deteriorating performance of their organizations. Change is hard, even for the best of employees, which is why you […] Read more»

Change or False Choices?

5 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Change is a constant in business particularly in healthcare where clinical, technology and regulatory developments challenge leaders and managers. Change requires tactical adjustments in leadership – something healthcare leaders do better than most any other industry.  They are adept adapters. The implementation of DRGs, replacing cost-based reimbursement, the passage of the Balanced Budget Act in […] Read more»

Recruiting: Five Questions for CEOs

6 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
“At most companies, people spend 2 percent of their time recruiting and 75 percent managing their recruiting mistakes.”   – Richard Fairbank, CEO at Capital One, Forbes Magazine, April 2013.  Over the next five to seven years, as the healthcare industry faces a tsunami of change/transformation, an organization’s success or failure will turn on the quality […] Read more»