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Healthcare Workers: It Is Time For A Little Honesty

20 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
To the employees of healthcare providers throughout America: It is time to be truly honest with yourself.  It may mean the difference between keeping your job or losing it. Do you like change?  If the answer is an emphatic no, or perhaps the more benign, “no, not really” then ask yourself — again, be honest […] Read more»

Breaking Eggs: Preparing Your Team For Change

18 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There is an old cook’s adage — you have to break eggs to make an omelette. As healthcare providers begin their uncertain journey from a sick care/pay-for-procedures business model, this phrase will become an immutable truth for healthcare leaders as they navigate the challenges of making transformative changes to how they deliver and staff the […] Read more»

The Desire to Inspire

18 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Healthcare leadership, really good leadership, is more than achieving objectives, hitting the numbers, making the bottom line. During periods of transformational change, leaders have to offer more – exceptional dedication, and, most of all, inspiration. It is always surprising to me how many people in healthcare dislike, intensely dislike, change even though our industry has […] Read more»