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Career/Life Balance Paradox: Promising No Relocation

20 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Do not make promises to your family that you cannot keep. This is one of the most controversial guidelines in the field of career management. In today’s economy, marked with more structural volatility and less job security, long term employment tenures are on the decline, especially at the executive level. Long term employment tenures are […] Read more»

Three Models of Leadership

24 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
It is a family business. When you hear that term, it is not often that you think of a 350-bed regional medical center.  To be honest, there are not very many hospitals of that size where the term “family business” would apply.  That is too bad.     Companies, including hospitals, are like big families “in […] Read more»

We Cannot Afford to Lose Our Perspective

13 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Dan was bone tired.  He had never felt this tired before.  His rigorous work and travel schedule had taken its toll. He was way beyond pretending everything was OK because it wasn’t and he knew it. Dan, a senior executive for a large regional healthcare consultancy, thought he was at the peak of his career.  […] Read more»