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DREAMS: Wisdom + Action Plan = Success

4 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“If you really want something you have to work for it.  Now be quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers.” – The great American philosopher, Homer Simpson   TYLER, Texas — As we speed to the end of summer this Labor Day weekend, I have been thinking about a line I used in a […] 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»

Career Management: An Exercise In Entrepreneurship

31 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that! The Red Queen, Alice Through the Looking Glass   The vast majority of healthcare executives I have interviewed do not see […] Read more»