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A Valuable, Fragile Thing Called Leadership Trust

13 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
John led a panel discussion on Monday night at the American College of Physician Executives meeting in Phoenix.  This blog is based on conversations with physicians who attended the event.  PHOENIX — Presidential popularity is an up and down kind of thing depending on the issues at hand and the political climate in the nation’s […] Read more»

Spits and Spurts

31 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
CHICAGO — Everything goes in spits and spurts.  That wisdom was from my Grandmother Jackson.  Note the capitalization of the “G” in grandmother.  Ms. Cora was worthy of that respect.  She created and she sustained so many wonderful memories of my youth and, day in and day out, her values helped create a foundation for […] Read more»

Cycles Not Circles

7 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
“I feel like I am running in circles,” a successful Hospital CEO recently joked.  “As we develop strategies to reshape our organization for the Affordable Care Act, I feel like I am revisiting some places I have been before.” Actually, if he had substituted the word “cycles” for “circles” he would have been more accurate. […] Read more»