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The Importance of the Internal Communications Role in the C-Suite

14 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
As times change, jobs morph into something new. Industries like health care, facing a unique set of financial, regulatory and political challenges, are seeing new jobs emerge while some existing staff positions are taking on more responsibility and are playing a more strategic role. One of those positions, Internal Communications, is becoming an important strategic […] Read more»

The Hidden Dangers of Leading Change

12 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
People hate change. They dislike it so much that otherwise nice people will resort to some uncharacteristic behaviors — gossiping, lying and personal defamation against the person leading the change. This is a real threat to senior executives, especially those involved in organizational turnarounds. Important progress can be slowed or derailed. Executive careers can be […] Read more»

Cultural Change: An Immutable Rule

7 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
In my more than 20 years of executive search and consulting on organizational turnarounds, I have seen an important, immutable truth play out over and over. The organizational culture that a new chief executive officer inherits is the one they must use to get started. The only time you can ignore this rule is if […] Read more»