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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Career Management

Personal Positioning Statement Is A Key To Leadership Success

19 October, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
A wise and valued friend reminded me last week of an important concept that we all seem to forget about in our busy daily careers: Personal Positioning Statement. On the subject of career brand management, the Personal Positioning Statement is ground zero, square one. What is it? Why should a leader care? Is this concept some new age fad created by consultants with too much time on their hands? Read more»

HEALTHCARE: Changing Times, Changing Leadership Skills

13 October, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
WESTPORT, Connecticut – The healthcare industry has entered a “new economy” that includes ongoing reductions in Medicare / Medicaid funding as well as mounting federal deficits that will continue to pressure providers to reduce their costs. These, as well as other daunting challenges, will force leaders to either adapt or fail. Read more»

HEALTHCARE REFORM: Fewer Hospitals, Fewer Executive Jobs

8 October, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
Hospital executives will face a daunting challenge in the post-reform business climate. Career management. Competition and ongoing reductions in Medicare payments to healthcare providers will doom financially weaker hospitals resulting in fewer jobs at a time when more executives are looking for work. Read more»