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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Executive Leadership

Empathy and Trust:   Essential Leadership Skills

10 July, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note: In a recent editorial meeting for the blog, podcast and Saturday videos, we discussed what was lacking in  executive interviews.  John offered that he was sorely disappointed when he tried to draw out executives on issues such as the importance of  providing empathy and building trust.  “Candidates just seem to want to shy […] Read more»

Are Your A “Disruptor” Or A “Disruptee”?

3 July, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
The winds of change have reached unrelenting status for the healthcare industry.  The disruption of our bloated, costly business model has begun. There will be major career consequences for those who are “disruption deniers.”  Unfortunately their healthcare businesses and their employees will also suffer.  The truth is that we are all in this boat together […] Read more»

Employee Engagement: We Still Don’t Get It

8 June, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Employee engagement in American has, and remains, a significant problem for businesses. The vast majority of our employees are not engaged.  Only 32% of employees in the United States are engaged, according to a Gallup poll. That means over two-thirds of employees nationwide are disengaged with their work, a Forbes article reported. By the way, Gallup defines engaged […] Read more»