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Consequences of Straying From Our Ethical Standards

9 May, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
From Becker’s Morning News Brief Firefly Value Partners Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager Ryan Heslop is bearish on Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, according to Reuters. Mr. Heslop, who was one of several hedge fund managers to present May 6 at the Ira Sohn Investment Conference in New York, announced a short position in CHS during […] Read more»

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»

Rural/Community Hospital CEOs: We Are In the Trust Building Business

7 July, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
There is one problem rural and community hospital CEOs can easily solve and it will not cost them much money:  employee, physician, patient and community engagement, building trust. I know this will come as a shock to many rural and community hospital CEOs, but most of your citizens, deep down, are looking for a reason […] Read more»