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Will the Real Maria Garcia Please Stand Up

21 April, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
The law of unintended consequences  is a virtual certainty in crafting complex solutions,  passing new laws and in proposing quick fixes to intractable problems. That is one of life’s great realities.  The other is that nothing is as it appears. In 1956 a popular television game show called “To Tell The Truth” aired in prime […] Read more»

Good Technology, Bad Technology

27 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Technology and automation have revolutionized the world.  Technology and automation also have enabled some very bad habits that can have nasty consequences. A captain with a major US airline once told me that the Airbus jet he flies, is one of the most automated, technologically advanced airplanes in the sky.  He added, however, that there […] Read more»

LinkedIn: Love It Or Hate It, But Understand It

10 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
ATLANTA — LinkedIn is one of the most important breakthroughs in personal career brand management and job search process in the last 40 years. LinkedIn is a professional networking tool on steroids. Unless you are a senior executive with a wonderful golden parachute that will take you comfortably to retirement, you should quickly master LinkedIn […] Read more»