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Good and Bad Ways to Look Back

28 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Don’t look back from where you’ve come You can’t erase the things you’ve done Yesterday’s gone – time to move on If you live life in reverse, it will get worse.  - John Martin, songwriter If you are the kind of leader who is looking for absolute truths in the words of a rock and […] Read more»

The Adventures of Flat Stanley: Hail-Fellow, Well Met

30 November, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
This holiday season I have been introduced to Flat Stanley.  Flat Stanley is a character in a book written by Jeff Brown.  My grandson, Jack Henry, is reading Flat Stanley in his second grade class.   Stanley was not always flat, but one day he met up with a falling bulletin board.  The upside is that […] Read more»

A Note to Those Who Have Gotten the Sack

27 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
If you are beginning a career transition – the timing of which was not of your choosing — there are three things to consider. Turmoil will produce turnover.  Healthcare is about to enter a period of prolonged transformational change.  Some might argue that what we will experience is outright turmoil, but the fact is there […] Read more»