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tag: competition

Surviving an In-Depth Interview

2 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — The competition for best executive leadership positions is intensifying. With market consolidation and an increasing number of layoffs due to health systems and hospitals trimming operating expenses, there are way more candidates than there are jobs.  This puts more pressure on the candidates to hit the ball out of the park during […] Read more»

‘Let’s Just Pretend It Didn’t Happen’

2 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For several years I have been writing about hyper competitive markets and the impact the intense competition for patients, physicians, and skilled workers has on leadership. Now there is a new term being floated by a growing band of outspoken leaders and patient advocates concerned with the state of US healthcare — hyper accountability.  Our […] Read more»

The Big Three: Confidence, Courage & Experience

15 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In the realm of leadership, executives must successfully manage their departments, their divisions or their companies.  At the same time they must apply these same leadership principles to their own career management. That said, for the Baby Boomer and older Gen X leaders, experience counts.  It is an important brand equity that distinguishes them from […] Read more»