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Too Many Chiefs

23 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
There are too many chiefs and not enough Indians. I have heard that phrase for as long as I can remember. My dad, the owner of a successful retail bakery, was fond of the phrase, especially when his business partner, my mother, began to micromanage his day. In healthcare, doctors, skeptical employees, and union members […] Read more»

Strategies For LinkedIn

18 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Today’s transitioning executives are re-entering the job market poorly prepared for digital networking. Our informal research reveals that four in 10 executives looking for their next job do not have a LinkedIn profile.  Seven in 10 have poorly prepared profiles, including no professional head shot photo.  The vast majority — 99.9999 percent do not have […] Read more»

Tools for Networking

16 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
BALTIMORE — The importance of smart networking in career management, always important to support personal brand management, is now a critical must-do. Continued government-driven efforts to reform America’s healthcare delivery system will promote “shrinkage” and, conversely, more competition for each leadership position. Today it is not uncommon for recruiters to receive 40 to 50, sometimes many [&hellip Read more»