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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»

Strategic Thinking Is Not Strategic Planning

3 December, 2014 Posted by Nancy Swain
“Leadership is not an affair of the head. Leadership is an affair of the heart.” As leaders in today’s complex, diverse, demanding and challenging world, we try to think strategically: we are expected to think strategically and be visionary leaders. Many individuals and organizations throw the word strategy around liberally. They create task forces, hire […] 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»