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

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: It’s All About Respect

1 September, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Here is the summary for the latest SelfPerspective podcast: Exceptional service and quality of care, safety and satisfaction are intrinsically linked in hospitals.  You cannot have great service if your care is lacking or you are having problems with patient safety.  So how do you connect your employees — members of your team — with this […] Read more»

We All Have A Boss

18 August, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — We all have  a boss, someone we have to answer to in our professional lives — a senior executive, board of directors, financial investors, customers etc. Even if you are independently wealthy beyond your wildest dreams you, too, have to answer to someone, your spouse, the IRS, someone. Then there is […] Read more»

Getting the Sack: Why Small Community CEOs Fail To Survive In A Perfect Scenario

18 August, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
A CEO is hired into a perfect situation but fails to survive two years.  How could this happen? It begins with recruiters who take a plug-and-play approach to candidate selection.  And it usually ends with candidates who allow their egos to ignore some important signposts regarding a community’s culture.   In secondary markets, you not […] Read more»