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Candidates, Pay Attention! Differentiate

29 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Here are three takeaways for executives in the job market: Here is your first brand differentiator – A recurring theme in career management literature is the lack of candidate preparedness.  They go to the trouble to pursue a new executive leadership position and then show up for interviews firing blanks. Prospective candidates are busy.  Got […] Read more»

Deadly Leadership Virus

26 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
The definition of what makes an ideal leader is evolving.  In healthcare that evolution is about to kick into high gear. An A+ leader is one who can excite and energize the troops to help them move through the dramatic shifts in how a business must operate in a global economy.  Jack Welch, former GE […] Read more»

The Evolving Community Hospital Landscape: CEO or Salesman?

12 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
I did not go into healthcare administration to be a salesman. Some rural and community hospital executives will actually make that statement — out loud — while many more have thought it more than a couple of times.  Probably in utter frustration. They got their MHA or MBA after all, to run a business, not […] Read more»