John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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The Evolving Community Hospital Landscape: CEO or Salesman?

12 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
I did not go into healthcare administration to be a salesman. Some rural and community hospital executives will actually make that statement — out loud — while many more have thought it more than a couple of times.  Probably in utter frustration. They got their MHA or MBA after all, to run a business, not […] Read more»

Uncertainty Rules The Day

5 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Some of the best leaders I know run community hospitals… This is going to be good year and it is going to be a hard year. Regulatory and market uncertainty will be a fact of life for the foreseeable future. That from a very talented consultant who said that Thursday was a whiplash day — […] Read more»

Focus On Triggers That Lead To Success

20 January, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
The key to success in running a business I have come to learn is to zero in on essential triggers for success, and execute flawlessly.  As my father, a highly successful retail baker liked to say, “It isn’t rocket science.” That is not to say that there isn’t a lot of complexity, especially when you […] Read more»