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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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New Year’s Resolutions, Self Control & Finding Common Ground [PODCAST]

24 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN ON iTUNES Dear New Year’s resolutions. It was fun while it lasted, signed January 2. The catchy sentiment from our Quote of the Day feature on LinkedIn and Facebook drew howls of laughter from the guilty. Making and keeping our resolutions seems to be an uphill battle that most of us lose. Our first […] Read more»

Cultivating Your Voice, Plus How to Succeed at Business By Doing Less

17 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN ON iTUNES Today’s First Big Idea comes from the Harvard Business Journal — Five leadership voices every executive must cultivate. Communication is an important leadership skill that deserves more of our attention. Our second big idea focuses on the age-old debate: Which executive is more likely to perform better and thus move ahead — […] Read more»

Changing Our Career, Life Story

9 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
An erroneous report in a French newspaper in 1888 may have inspired a wealthy businessman to rewrite his life’s story. The newspaper reported that the businessman had died when it fact it was his brother who had passed away. The mistaken obituary described the businessman as “the merchant of death” and condemned him for his […] Read more»