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Adding Value?

6 October, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
As we move forward with healthcare reform, I hope we don’t sell our values down the drain in the name of making “hard choices in order to survive.” Healthcare is a business but it is a business that must be based on a strong moral center and led by executives with a never failing commitment […] Read more»

Going The Extra Mile As A Leader

4 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
John is just returning from a long weekend with family in California so we’ve decided to share an oldie but goodie today. This piece was originally posted in January of 2013.   A baker’s dozen, a little something extra…   When you buy a dozen cookies, donuts, cinnamon rolls or other treats, bakery sales clerks will […] Read more»

Common Resume Mistakes Hurt Candidates

30 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In a tight job market, it is fascinating how many senior level and aspiring executives shoot themselves in the career foot with mediocre or bad resumes, or with a resume that contains major mistakes. There is no shortage of books, columns and blogs that provide guidance in resume development, outlining the rules of what you […] Read more»