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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
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Self Improvement’s New Paradigm:  Be the Best You Can Be

12 April, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Being the best one can be is a noble ideal, an optimistic exhortation from our parents, or just a quiet personal goal for daily life.  The sentiment has been around for a long time.   From 1980 to 2001, it was incorporated in the US Army’s recruitment advertising campaign, “Be All You Can Be, “ […] Read more»

Leaders Who Cannot Communicate Are Toast

8 February, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Do you understand what I just said? I can recall dozens of times my mother asking that question, usually when I was but one small step from incurring serious discipline. It was a question loaded with a serious warning. I have used that question, less as an advance warning of peril for my children, but […] Read more»

Can You Consider Yourself A Good Leader If….?

30 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
There is an interesting gap between the characterization of someone being a good leader and noticeable failings in workforce management that suggests otherwise. Consider these questions: How can someone be considered a good leader if an overwhelming majority of their employees say they are not engaged in the mission of the company? How can someone […] Read more»