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Deadly Leadership Virus

16 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The definition of what makes an ideal leader is evolving.  In healthcare that evolution is about to kick into high gear. An A+ leader is one who can excite and energize the troops to help them move through the dramatic shifts in how a business must operate in a global economy.  Jack Welch, former GE […] Read more»

Your Exit Strategy

26 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Entrepreneurs, and the investors who support them, will tell you that a key to success is to have an exit strategy.  It may be five, 10 or 20 years out but no one works or lives forever.  The exit plan is the strategy to capitalize on the hard work and success of the business. In […] Read more»

Tough Love: Change Or Get Out of the Way

21 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If you haven’t heard, the job search market for executives is changing, and judging by the quality of the vast majority of resumes we receive, many candidates haven’t.   In healthcare, the perfect storm of structural, regulatory and reimbursement reforms are driving those who make the hiring decisions to scrutinize potential candidates more intensely than […] Read more»