About John G. Self

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

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

Career Management

A Homeless Man and His Little Girl

24 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
NEW ORLEANS – Another airport, another rental car and another hotel. This is my last business trip of a year that has been filled with some of the most daunting business challenges I have faced in my 30 years in healthcare. Read more»

The Five Pillars of Leadership Authenticity

19 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
Goodness and virtue are traits that are much admired in life. Unfortunately, these two words are not commonly included in modern business speak. Some might argue that in the world of business the words goodness and virtue are mutually exclusive when you contrast them with terms like execution, accountability and results. Read more»

Authenticity in Recruitment Critical for Employers, Candidates

8 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
A respected management consultant shared the story of a new employee who was quickly hired and placed in a mission-critical position on a team that was historically one of the best in the company. New business drove management to beef up the organization to ensure client service deliverables were met. There was just one problem. The new employee’s performance was dismal. Read more»