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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»

MEMO TO CEO CANDIDATES: Your Employee Turnover Rate Matters!

8 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
The quality of an organization’s leadership and their employee turnover rate are intrinsically linked. Bad leadership begets a high rate of employee churn. Turnover doesn’t just happen. It is the result of leadership mistakes, misguided strategy policy or neglect. The latter is perhaps the greatest of the three sins. When turnover is tied to a […] Read more»

A New CEO’s Critical First 100 Days

20 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
For a new hospital Chief Executive, showing up without a 100-day action plan is simply not an option. It never really has been a good idea but in today’s uncertain conditions and challenging operating environment, not having a plan is a recipe for trouble. A CEO’s First 100 Day Plan, critical to a new leader’s […] Read more»