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Employee With The Box: Another Economic Statistic

4 April, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas (April 4, 2009)- As I entered the elevator yesterday for the quick 39-floor ride to the lobby of my office tower, my only fellow traveler was a young woman holding a white document storage box – the kind employees use for their personal possessions when they leave the office for the last time. Read more»

Somewhere in Tupelo, Mississippi…

18 March, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
ANN ARBOR, Michigan (March 18, 2009) I am at the University of Michigan to speak to graduate students in the nation's top ranked healthcare graduate management program. My host is outstanding teacher and friend, Dr. Christy Harris Lemak. Over dinner we exchanged stories about our beloved industry,the leaders who have contributed so much, and some of the funny stories that we have encountered through our very disparat Read more»

Come Out of the Closet

7 March, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
... people who become obsessed with the daily data dump of increasingly bad economic news, are more likely to make mistakes in critical business situations. This is not the time to hide in the closet. There will be big winners and some spectacular losers in these tumultuous times. You can let the bad news set your strategy or you can plot a course to take advantage of new opportunities that will certainly present the Read more»